The world has changed, what students need to graduate knowing and able to do has changed, and schools, over all, have not kept pace.
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August 30, 2017
November 15, 2015
The Mizzou story can be a reminder to all leaders that the care of any organization, whether a business, the K-12 system, or a higher education institution, ultimately rests on the moral principles of those in charge.
March 26, 2015
The work being done to inform the public about new and emerging pedagogies can be the lever with which educational leaders can advocate for the structural changes to crusty old 20th century model.
February 20, 2013
The collegiate response enabled us, in a clinical sense, to send our graduates along to college. It kept our graduation reports looking good. And it kept college enrollments up. As much bad press as the Common Core has received, it may very well be a beacon for us and help us return to deeper and more rigorous treatment of text in all subject areas.
February 07, 2013
Where are the deans and college faculty who are willing to step into that partnership and the hard, invigorating work of leading change? For schools of education, the work of "higher ed" and "lower ed" cannot be separate. Our schools and our children are in the learning crucible.