After a decade or more of NCLB, some schools in California are hoping Michael Fullan can help them find the right drivers.
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May 06, 2013
April 29, 2013
Educational data and neuroscience both agree that the early years have significant influence on later school and life success. What are we waiting for?
April 18, 2013
A long-awaited and much delayed teacher contract was overwhelmingly approved by Hawaii's teachers.
March 18, 2013
Reading First was a competitive grant that was supposed to close the achievement gap but it was only a precursor for what was yet to come.
March 05, 2013
ut at a faster rate. Funding is being cut for all school district across the country but for some schools in New York State, funding is being c
January 16, 2013
If we have not spent time knowing and becoming ourselves along the way, we might be found figuring it out while we are tossed about in public.
December 05, 2012
Annually, for more than 45 years, the city of Reynoldsburg, Ohio has celebrated the Tomato Festival-- a nod to its heritage as the birthplace of the commercial tomato. This middle-America town also boasts one other claim to fame: A so-called "traditional" LEA, namely Reynoldsburg City Schools (RCS), which is poised to be a breakout star among serious implementers of thoroughly re-engineered conceptions of learning and schooling.
October 18, 2012
The Rodel Foundation hosted the fifth Vision 2015 Conference. The First State scored first in the Race to the Top (RTTT) grant competition largely because of the vision, organizing, and grantmaking of the Rodel Foundation and its Executive Director Paul Herdman.
August 16, 2012
Last week the Department issued the final guidance on Race to the Top District (RTT-D) competition. It's a big opportunity to improvement for underserved kids.
June 26, 2012
The very people who are supposed to be giving us directions are drawing the map as we are driving. We are all at the center of a debate about the true definition of public education. It is a debate that has been going on for decades but the changes that we are presently seeing are unlike any that h...