Policymakers interested in improving schools play a critical role. We remain open to the hope that the Governor of New York State believes his solutions are well informed. But, we do not see "bad teachers" as the problem.
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January 25, 2015
January 16, 2015
The San Antonio School District in Texas is giving its students a one-of-a-kind experience to take career courses and earn trade certifications after high school.
January 15, 2015
Rather than focusing on the issues that appear at our feet, keeping focused on our purpose, the children, fuels energy and creativity, and staves off the negativity that comes from implementation exhaustion.
January 13, 2015
Last week Florida lawmaker Senator Darren Soto introduced a bill that would raise the minimum salary for teachers to $50,000 a year.
January 11, 2015
History is related to every STEM subject and can play a role as schools move ahead with trans-disciplinary curricula. STEM embraces, integrates, opens and welcomes thinking.
December 31, 2014
Venture capitalists poured $642 million into K-12 companies in 2014, a 32 percent jump over the previous year, according to the NewSchools Venture Fund.
December 21, 2014
Carnegie Units and the use of standardized tests are archaic models that accompanied us into this century. We would do well to shed them for a newer, and yes, better way to frame the education we offer students.
December 18, 2014
How can we consider changing the tradition of grading without engaging in serious and respectful conversations with those advocating for it?
December 16, 2014
Change is demanded by the times we live in, by those who are at the edge of the new economy and, most importantly, by the children who are arriving at school.
December 14, 2014
Each role in our systems plays a part in the success of students. But the tone and energy of the district flows from the CEO.