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July 17, 2013

A Lawmaker Champions Teacher Professional Learning

Rep. Jared Polis recently offered an education-law amendment to improve the definition of professional learning in federal law.

December 11, 2012

A Chicken/Egg Dilemma

To ensure all students are taught by effective teachers, teachers must be supported through a comprehensive system of professional learning.

October 06, 2011

What We Lose When Teachers Retire

We must enact policies that ensure deep learning continues even after individual teachers leave the profession.

September 28, 2011

Flexibility, with Strings Attached

President Obama's NCLB waiver program provides an opportunity for states to build more effective professional learning systems.

September 26, 2011

Educators Have the Power to Effect Change

The path to educator effectiveness and higher results for all students is built from the bricks of effective professional learning.

August 10, 2011

It's Time to Dream in Color

If school staffs aren't ready to dream big, how will they accomplish the difficult task of transformation?

June 22, 2011

Professional Learning Summit: A Great Beginning

Executives from some of the country's leading organizations share what effective professional learning means for their employees.

June 09, 2011

Good Teachers, Or Great Teaching?

Removing ineffective teachers is not a long-term strategy that will pay off for students. Ensuring great teaching is.

May 31, 2011

Change from the Ground Up

Teacher leaders and principals will win the battle to create high-performing and equitable schools for our children.

February 07, 2011

Taking a Lesson from the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry's lack of patent protection spurs innovation and improvement. Educators, take note.

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