How do we frame the issues of poverty, race, and inequality in public education? Marian Wright Edelman, President of the Children’s Defense Fund, offers her take on leaving no child behind.
What does global student assessment data mean for the United States? Linda Darling-Hammond, C.E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford Graduate School of Education, discusses how data, best practice, and leadership should inform our policy.
How do we advocate for students and embrace them as
Lexi is a bright, confident young woman at one of Washington, D.C.'s best public high schools. Austin is a two-sport student-athlete in western Pennsylvania. David, in his first year of college, is a community scholar at a prestigious Washington, DC
As the October 15, 2014 deadline for applications for Student Achievement and Learning & Leadership grants approaches, we thought it would be helpful to share a few key grant writing tips that can guide you as you prepare your proposal.
2014 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow and educator at McCluer High School in St. Louis County, MO
This blog series features the 2014 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows, a cohort of 30 educators who participated in a year-long supported learning experience to build global competency skills. The fellowship included international field
The demography of our schools is changing rapidly. In response, education researchers are putting out more and more nuanced analysis about the intersection of race, income, parental education, English language
“It’s no surprise that too many students start each school year without the supplies they need, or walk into classrooms that don’t have the resources required for a productive year. For anyone who knows a teacher, it’s also
Public high school education isn’t what it used to be. How we learn and what we learn has changed dramatically over recent years. Thankfully, changes have resulted in what has been called the most educated and informed generation ever.