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April 02, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Defends Vulnerable Students

This Supreme Court's overturn of a Gorsuch decision reminds us that adults set limits and settle for the minimum. We can remain in the current practice or create new expectations by opening our own minds. Students deserve much better.

May 23, 2013

Anti-Gay Violence Should Be Our Call to Action

If we can make a commitment to eradicate anti-homosexual slurs and to counsel those who make them to understand the root of their attack...we have begun to address our responsibilities.

May 02, 2013

Saving Childhood

We want to save some sense for our students that childhood is different from adulthood. It is a special time, safe and loving, not a rehearsal for the stress of adulthood.

April 25, 2013

Leading Through the Testing Minefield

As the testing mania grows, we carry out the implementation with fidelity and honesty, standing tall while we live with the frustration , fatigue, fear...and yes, anger... growing within our communities.

April 04, 2013

Beverly Hall's Fall From Grace: Lessons in Leadership

No leader can lack integrity. Every time we act, we must ask ourselves, "Is this the right thing to do?" I

April 02, 2013

Teachers Tweet, Administrators Don't

Do more teachers than administrators use Twitter?

March 31, 2013

Leadership Transitions: Lessons From Pope Francis

Pope Francis is one of the world's most visible leaders and so far he seems to be creating a mini case study for the study of transitions in leadership.

March 12, 2013

Ethics, Morals, and Values Central in Leadership

If educators have not studied ethics, or at least done so as a personal journey, they will be ill prepared to handle these situations

March 03, 2013

Learning to Lead: School Success and Sustainability

No school or district can arrive at success without a talented leader who is able to coalesce energy of teachers around a powerful vision, then motivate, measure and improve along the way - all while building sustainability.



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