April 2015 Archives

While the national media continues to blather on about the education "crisis" and about "saving our schools," teachers are changing the story bit by bit, Shawna Coppola says.

If it's easy for us to accept that hospitals and airlines need systemic help and the individual professionals are not primarily to blame, then why, Flora Lerenman asks, is it so difficult to accept that teachers may not be the sole cause of failing schools?

Just as cable news did for consumers two decades ago, educators have a new level of news customization. But they can also add to the media, Brian Sztabnik says.

Teachers must be more proactive in sharing stories about their students, classrooms, and schools to show all of the good things that are happening, Craig Williams says.

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