Apparently missing from the P-TECH movement is the awareness that it will reinforce and has the potential to widen the achievement gap in high schools.
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November 18, 2014
November 16, 2014
It is not a good idea to tout the possibilities for success in business without attending college. It misleads.
November 13, 2014
Somewhere along the way educators seem to have lost their voice as advocates and leaders. What we need now is a gathering of voices, not against those trying to improve us, but as guides for them.
November 11, 2014
A sense of disorientation, a loss of what was previously the foundation of the work of teaching is being pulled away, and the response is a sort of disappearance.
November 09, 2014
Listening, with attention and a willing mind and heart, creates space for understanding to grow. Listening is the open door toward finding common ground.
November 06, 2014
Leadership is an act of translation, bringing the outside to the door and making the inside ready to meet it.
November 04, 2014
The quality of the education students receive in a school rests largely on the teachers in it. The achievement of the students in schools, however, depends on a vast array of factors.
November 02, 2014
Students are now coming out as early as in middle school and in the case of transgender students, elementary school. Safe environments are needed.
October 30, 2014
STEM may be the new watchword of this century, but the learning behaviors and ideas about subject integration are not.
October 28, 2014
In order to meet the challenge of having all students leave schools college and career ready, the poverty achievement gap must be addressed.