National PTA President Betsy Landers urges federal leadership to come together to fix No Child Left Behind.
AMLE President Jeff La Roux shares his experiences with advisory programs. He finds that such programs help students build character while supporting and enhancing academics and increasing cooperation and teamwork.
Learning Forward's Tracy Crow reminds us that advocating for effective professional learning is an essential responsibility of educators.
NASBE's Steve Berlin believes that while we should aspire to greater success for our students, the nation's schools as a whole are succeeding.
NSBA President C. Ed Massey believes that the teams running school districts are like NASCAR pit crews: If any one crew member fails, then the whole team fails.
National PTA President Betsy Landers asks parents to send positive messages about healthier school food.
AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyup reminds us that not only do we need to implement the Common Core, we need to do it well. And that requires conviction, knowledge, resources, and tools for all the key players in the education community.
AACTE President and CEO Sharon P. Robinson reminds us that the institutions that prepare teachers are critical to successful implementation of the Common Core.
ASCA Executive Director Kwok-Sze Wong reminds us that bullies themselves are a vital key in bullying prevention efforts, offering several strategies to help change the behavior of students who bully.
NSPRA Executive Director Rich Bagin celebrates the "all-in" approach that communities around the country are taking to meet the diverse needs of many of their children.