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April 08, 2013

Professor Andy Hargreaves Talks Sustainability

Professor Andy Hargreaves of Boston College discusses sustainability of school improvement in a conversation with the HOPE Foundation.

January 08, 2013

The Real Issue Isn't Common Core; It's Common Implementation

Alan Blankstein, president and founder of HOPE Foundation, offers his ideas about the implementation of the Common Core, and it starts with readiness.

October 26, 2012

Texas District Moving From Good to Great

Marian Kisch, a freelance writer out of Chevy Chase, MD, who writes a monthly column for the HOPE Foundation shares a guest blog today. She tells us about a success story that has used HOPE to help change the schools' culture and tailor school leadership development opportunities to reach the ulti...

October 12, 2012

Education Reform: Competing and Winning with Collaboration

Alan Blankstein, CEO and Founder of the HOPE Foundation, is back with a guest blog. Today he describes real reform that is sustainable because it focuses on collaboration not confrontation. "Faulty evidence and unwarranted claims." Not the strongest foundation for a major push of government policy...

September 04, 2012

HOPE: 10 Ways to Develop Sustainable Leadership in Your School

Note: Alan Blankstein, president and founder of the HOPE Foundation, is back as a guest blogger to share some more of his work to transform public schools. Sustainable leadership is characterized by depth of learning and real achievement rather than superficially tested performance; length of impa...

August 14, 2012

HOPE Foundation Is Having a Contest

The HOPE Foundation has designed an effective formula for transforming schools. Their premise is leadership capacity and school culture are critical to implement any policy or structural change. Teachers embrace their work because it is respectful of them, and it empowers teachers and principals to...

July 30, 2012

5 Ways to Build Sustainable Relationships Within Your School

Note: Alan Blankstein, president and founder of the HOPE Foundation, shares some of the work he has been doing to transform public schools with a guest post today. Building relational trust with school staff is a precursor to sustainable success. In the HOPE Foundation's work in thousands of sch...



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