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August 14, 2012

Controlling the Message

As we begin another school year, ASCA Executive Director Kwok-Sze Wong urges educators to work together to dispel the negative images of all educators once and for all.

August 07, 2012

Investing in Health to Enhance Readiness

AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech calls on school system leaders to recognize the link between healthy students and successful learning and invest in programs and policies that ensure students are in school and ready to learn.

August 02, 2012

Solution-Driven Unionism: By Teachers, For Teachers

AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyup discusses solution-driven unionism and the new resource "Share My Lesson," which serves as a digital filing cabinet of lesson plans, student activities, teacher strategies, quizzes, handouts, videos and more, organized and searchable by topic, sub-topic, grade, and type of resource.

July 26, 2012

A New Chapter for University-Urban High School Partnerships in Chicago

David P. Prasse, dean of the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago, discusses the challenges faced in forming a new partnership between his program and a local urban high school.

July 17, 2012

Systems Change

John Swanson points out that customizing learning via technology is both an opportunity and a dilemma for educators, and he reminds us that widespread change will require a coordinated approach from all stakeholders.

July 12, 2012

Education Leaders as Heroes - Lessons for All of Us

LFA Executive Director Cheryl S. Williams relays the lessons we can learn from Superintendent C.J. Huff, who led Missouri's Joplin Public Schools through recovery from the largest tornado recorded in U.S. history.

July 10, 2012

Keeping Kids Academically Sharp During Summer

National PTA's Sherri Wilson reminds us of the important role that families play in their children's education and shares resources they can use to help keep students learning over the summer break.

June 12, 2012

There is Much to Get Right...or Wrong...About the Common Core

AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyup reminds us that the Common Core State Standards are only be as good as the system that supports them and that to implement them successfully will require the engagement of key stakeholders such as teachers, parents, district officials, national partners and more.

May 31, 2012

The Power of "What If" Learning

NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly urges school leaders, educators, community agencies, and parents to work together to protect and fortify arts education.

May 29, 2012

Urgency and Complacency in Public Schooling

LFA Executive Director Cheryl S. Williams questions Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's assertion that complacency is the biggest challenge facing public education in this nation, reminding us of the urgency with which education leaders are acting in school systems across the country.

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