Ron Thorpe articulated a grand idea about improving the teaching profession and pursued it with gusto, never dissuaded by the scope of the challenge or the likelihood of some stumbles along the way.
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The stories that emerged demonstrated that great teaching involves not only content area and pedagogical knowledge, but also risks, resources, and relationships.
January 16, 2015
For years, I've been skeptical about federal policy relating to school improvement grants requiring the use of certain school turnaround models. Recently, I visited a high school that has me checking my assumptions after seeing the success of their turnaround effort.
October 08, 2014
Does teacher leadership make for better classroom teaching? Maybe. But it will definitely make better schools, better policy, and a stronger teaching profession.