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December 21, 2017

Loss of Freedom of Thought and Expression Threatens Schools

Limiting speech and access to information is the antithesis of our purpose in a free and open democracy. The limits being placed on the internet and on speech in the CDC will affect our work, certainly.

July 25, 2017

Is Algebra Unnecessary? Leading a Local Decision

If we are maintaining algebra courses for the sake of tradition or if algebra is the foundation of deductive reasoning and problem solving is the debate school leaders can engage now.

March 19, 2017

3 Fundamental Qualities of a Successful School Leader

Principals, and all other school leaders, will find success when their work is based on these 3 fundamental qualities.

March 07, 2017

After Standardized Testing--Then What?

It is important to fight for the reduction of standardized testing required. At the same time educators need the time and energy to spend on developing ways to monitor how students are developing those other skills and capacities.

January 15, 2017

Discover the Power of The Words 'Not Yet'

In formal/academic learning what often gets in the way, for children and professionals, is the lack of time and effort given to understanding and agreeing to the objectives and standards to which we are striving.

January 08, 2017

Finally, Developing Leadership Is Recognized as Improving Educational Outcomes!

While asking teachers to grow and develop their technology skills, shift their practice, change their schedules, connect differently with students and parents and other teachers, leaders cannot stand on the sidelines as cheerleaders.

June 30, 2016

College- and Career-Ready: Job Security in the Real World

There are jobs, many of them, from which one can be fired, at any time, for any reason with little or no recourse. How can educators prepare students for an experience that is foreign to them?

May 08, 2016

Schools for Today's Students Call for Educational Leadership and Advocates

If we are objecting to the common core and to the standardized tests, are we preparing the alternative?

April 28, 2016

National Standards and Local Control

A national value for a highly educated population to preserve our democracy and a highly prepared workforce to sustain our national economy gives the federal government an interest in our work that cannot be denied.

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