NASSP Executive Director JoAnn Bartoletti asks us to provide principals the support they need to lead the schools we all want.
AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech offers suggestions to help community groups and nonprofits "scale the school wall" - form partnerships with schools to support the education of the total child.
The implementation of Common Core State Standards affects both instruction and assessment of students. Kate Garrison, AMLE author and director of professional development with Measured Progress, offers suggestions for successfully assessing students with CCSS in mind.
Learning Forward's Tracy Crow reminds us that when we ask educators to shift what they teach and how they teach, we must acknowledge that they'll need deep and sustained professional learning to build new knowledge and skills.
NSBA Executive Director Anne Bryant reminds us that in most public schools, teachers, administrators, and school boards are working together to ensure that all children receive a strong public education.
ISTE CEO Brian Lewis reminds us that to develop pragmatic solutions to digital age challenges, school leaders need opportunities to thoughtfully explore and discuss options, as well as learn from each other.
NASBE President Gayle Manchin urges states to leverage their boards of education in promoting the importance of school-community partnerships.
Marla Ucelli-Kashyap shares examples of how AFT's Innovation Fund is investing in creative ideas by practitioners, for practitioners, to solve problems.
William D. Waidelich, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), reminds us that the transition from middle school to high school requires the focus of parents and educators working together throughout the school year.
National PTA President Betsy Landers calls on parents to demand better education for our nation's children that is both equitably financed and reflective of our nation's shared interest.