LFA Executive Director Cheryl Williams calls for a change in the conversation around public education in this nation.
Recently in international comparisons Category
January 02, 2013
November 15, 2012
Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson examines Finland's teacher education system, one of the key factors leading to the nation's success on international education assessments.
November 01, 2012
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.
May 22, 2012
AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyap calls on education stakeholders to end the fixation on low-quality, high-stakes assessments in favor of an accountability system that integrates testing with teaching and learning, and measures deeper subject matter knowledge and whether students have the skills to use it.
March 22, 2012
Reflecting on the International Summit of the Teaching Profession and a recent study visit to Asia, AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyap finds that one commonality stands out in the systematic approaches high-performing countries have taken to educational improvement: Collective capacity.
February 16, 2012
NSBA President Mary Broderick argues that our reliance on standardized tests may not be cultivating the learners we want. As we approach ESEA reauthorization, we need to shift federal policy to better prepare students to succeed in an uncertain world.