September doesn't just bring challenges for new teachers. As the school year starts, new leaders are taking the helm in several districts. Teacher Cristina Duncan Evans reaches out to them in this letter.
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September 16, 2014
September 04, 2014
Take these steps to support individual growth and foster a trusting culture focused on improvement.
April 16, 2014
The study found that 56% of teachers polled are "not engaged." They may be satisfied with their jobs, but they are not emotionally connected to their schools. Another 13% are "actively disengaged.
April 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shares his report from the 4th International Summit on the Teaching Profession.
March 23, 2014
Chicago Public School officials sank to a new and unprecedented low this week. Children whose parents opted them out of testing were pulled from classrooms and questioned by officials from the district law office without parents' knowledge or consent.
March 16, 2014
If leadership is appointed and anointed by those in power, than it can be revoked by those in power. So if we want to be leaders, we are better off developing that status in a way that does not rely on such official designations.
March 14, 2014
At a San Diego school board meeting on Tuesday, dramatic testimony from teachers and parents uncovered serious questions about the way their charter school has been run.
March 13, 2014
Vicious no-hold-barred competition cannot improve the lives of children. The poison dumped on adult educators always flows down onto the children.
March 03, 2014
It is time for administrators to take an ethical stance and make a firm commitment to the fair and kind treatment of children whose parents have opted them out of testing.
February 22, 2014
What skills and knowledge does it take to go from learning about the world to making a difference in the world? Two Cincinnati teachers tell us about one change they made in their teaching to help their students make this transformation.