Alex Baron, resident assistant principal of E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in the District of Columbia, offers a strategy from elementary through high school to engage students and prepare them for life after K-12.
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August 05, 2020
August 03, 2020
Alex Baron, resident assistant principal of E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in the District of Columbia, takes over the blog today to explore why on earth students hate school so much.
July 30, 2020
While I'm away on my regular summer sabbatical, Straight Up has a stellar lineup of guests who've kindly agreed to step in.
June 12, 2020
Guest blogger Robert Pondiscio passes the baton to Eric Kalenze today, who shares three sound ideas for practitioners facing schooling uncertainty.
June 10, 2020
"Plans for the coming school year are being optimized for public health, not teaching and learning," says guest blogger Robert Pondiscio.
June 08, 2020
Civil society runs on cooperation and trust; hyper-partisanship defeats it, says guest blogger Robert Pondiscio, who notes that citizenship is the forgotten purpose of education.
June 05, 2020
"Keeping the focus on students and their communities is essential to the work we do as educators," says guest blogger Irvin Scott.
June 03, 2020
Today, guest blogger Irvin Scott describes his conversations with teachers and a principal who talk candidly about the impact of working online.
June 01, 2020
My goal This week is to give voice to those on the front lines—parents, teachers, school and system leaders, and of course, students, says Irvin Scott.
May 29, 2020
Now that DeVos' school choice agenda has made support for charters the third rail of Democratic party politics, it's fair to expect some challenging times ahead for TFA, says Helen Baxendale.