For other ideas and strategies to prevent high school seniors and great numbers of at-risk students from dropping out, visit the Penn Foster Web site or The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Web site. We also invite you to join us at the 25th Annual National Dropout Prevention Center Network Conference, to be held November 3-6, 2013, in Atlanta, GA.
All Blog Posts With leadership Tag or Category
October 17, 2013
October 15, 2013
Will the Commissioner continue to dig in his heels, batten down the hatches, and move forward? Will some among us rise, not in hostility or opposition, but with the wisdom of elders to guide and open a path?
October 13, 2013
Commissioner King deserves better from us. We must be calm enough to do our best thinking not our fastest reacting. With respect and civility we may bring forth a conversation that rudeness and name calling will not.
October 11, 2013
A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar will examine the changing role of the district CTO, and how superintendents can maximize leadership in this pivotal position.
October 11, 2013
Join us for an online chat at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a discussion with two superintendents about how technology can be used to improve schools.
October 10, 2013
MOOCs provide information, invite participation, invoke curiosity, and encourage learning. Isn't that what we want for all students?
October 09, 2013
"We moved our school from a "C" on our first progress report to an "A," thanks in no small part to the work we engaged in at SLN." This principal quote sums up the work of the School Leaders Network--results focused, collaborative learning for principals.
October 08, 2013
If we change what we teach our children, we can do far more than make them 'college and career ready.' We can change our nation and its future.
October 07, 2013
There are a couple dozen sophisticated and effective school leader preparation organizations (e.g., 28 members of the Alliance to Reform Education Leadership network). They typically supplement the haphazard and ineffective current landscape of degrees and credentials criticized by Arthur Levine in Educating School Leaders.
October 06, 2013
Helen Janc Malone introduces the second blog week focused on improving practice.