November 2013 Archives

Teacher Lauren Hill talks about the need to restructure the school day.

Debbie Wesslund is one of seven members of the Jefferson County Board of Education in Louisville, Kentucky - a district of more than 100,000 students. She writes about Kentucky school boards uniting around the need for funding. Boards of Education all across Kentucky are telling state officials that it is time to reinvest in education. One by one, boards are passing resolutions calling attention to the dire need for funding to ensure students have every opportunity to succeed. At this writing, 87 Boards have signed on to this clear message, with Jefferson County - the state's largest system - ...

Doug Jones talks about the impact of cuts on services to families and students.

Stu Silberman talks about the critical need to adequately fund schools.

Brad Clark is Lead Gifted Teacher for Woodford County Public Schools in Lexington, Kentucky. He talks about Connected Educator Month.

Christi Jefferds, former Military Intelligence Lieutenant in the Army from 1987-1990, and now the Principal at Piner Elementary in the Kenton County School District in Kentucky talks about leadership lessons.

David N. Cook, the Director of Innovation and Partner Engagement at the Kentucky Department of Education, talks about a project at Danville Independent Schools to get kids truly college and career ready.

Mary John O'Hair is dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education in Lexington, Ky. She writes about how school-university-community partnerships play a role in innovations in P-20 education.


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