A unanimous appeals court sides with the defense, finding that the Vergara plaintiffs and trial judge failed in every key aspect of the case.
Trying to improve everything at once doesn't work. What if we suspended new professional development for a year to concentrate on our own deeper learning?
As teacher shortages grow, inspiring teachers to stay in the classroom is a legitimate consideration in the design of schools, courses, and curriculum.
It's time once again for the National Board's Teaching and Learning Conference. Here's what I'm looking forward to learning, and presenting.
The ruling in the Vergara lawsuit was thin on reasoning but deep in flaws. The appellate court could help California's teachers and students by reversing the lower court's verdict.
Teenaged activists can be impulsive, simplistic, and spectacularly naïve. They can also be thoughtful, informed, passionate, and right - and they deserve our attention and respect.
The spark of inspiration and new learning can come from the oldest of sources, when students' views and voices are essential to their work.
For some students, the most caring and trusted adults on campus are not teachers. We should notice and celebrate everyone who helps kids thrive at school.
Are we ready for some honest educational dialogue about race and class, or are we just singing a song from history?
I chose the wrong tool, and then I let confidence in technology override my personal knowledge and experience.