If there is a leadership lesson buried in this mess, it is to listen to the children, take them seriously and don't hope for bad news to go away.
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November 23, 2014
November 20, 2014
What is it that is needed in principals that has always been of value, but has become, in this century, a necessity?
November 18, 2014
Apparently missing from the P-TECH movement is the awareness that it will reinforce and has the potential to widen the achievement gap in high schools.
November 16, 2014
It is not a good idea to tout the possibilities for success in business without attending college. It misleads.
November 14, 2014
The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."
November 13, 2014
Somewhere along the way educators seem to have lost their voice as advocates and leaders. What we need now is a gathering of voices, not against those trying to improve us, but as guides for them.
November 11, 2014
A sense of disorientation, a loss of what was previously the foundation of the work of teaching is being pulled away, and the response is a sort of disappearance.
November 10, 2014
The goal of the Education Department's principal shadowing program is to help those who make K-12 policy better understand the real-world impacts on schools and the principals who oversee them.
November 10, 2014
New roles for teachers in blended classrooms should mean new recruitment, evaluation, and retention strategies by districts, says a new report from TNTP.
November 09, 2014
Listening, with attention and a willing mind and heart, creates space for understanding to grow. Listening is the open door toward finding common ground.