A door is opening for us. The pediatricians are ready to help. 62,000 of them belong to this organization that has decided to encourage reading to young children. This is an incredible opportunity not to be missed; increasingly, children need their health care providers and educators to be working together.
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July 06, 2014
July 03, 2014
The Center for American Progress' report on principals is the latest to look at the support and resources principals need to do their job well as their responsibilities keep expanding.
July 03, 2014
No matter the pressures, perceived or real, in order to move the conversation away from tenure and toward offering students the best education possible, investment in developing all teachers is paramount.
July 01, 2014
New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.
July 01, 2014
Most of us spend more than 1/3 of our day at work and if you are going to spend that much time in one place, then you will never truly maximize your own leadership potential unless the organization aligns to your personal values.
June 30, 2014
The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals said they support many of the provisions included in the draft of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The changes, they said, made positive strides towards supporting principals and improving the nation's education system.
June 29, 2014
We have a responsibility to move toward more blended, flipped, and online learning. Music has its place in this shift. We watch with interest as more K-12 schools, colleges, and universities have successful transitions as they include more students in learner-centered online educational experiences, including music.
June 27, 2014
A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examines principal hiring practices in five urban districts and finds that more strategic recruitment and heftier compensation are needed to improve the ranks of K-12 leadership.
June 26, 2014
It is ultimately the responsibility of those who have chosen to step up and lead schools to be those bridge builders, who understand how to balance the power, listen to all voices, and be the rudder to the ship that is our changing educational environment.
June 24, 2014
Fourteen urban school districts will receive funds under the Principal Supervisor Initiative. Money will also go toward developing model standards for principal supervisors and supporting organizations that help districts empower this group.