Just about every human experiences some level of fear and self-doubt. If that's what you're feeling, how do you get yourself out of a constrained life frame?
After four decades leading the magazine publishing world -- even earning the title "First Lady of American Magazines" -- and a brief stint as Chancellor of New York City Schools, no one would disparage Cathie Black for slowing down and enjoying a quieter life. Quite the contrary -- she's starting something new.
My priest just told me that because of my personal healthcare decision, my husband and I have a lesser relationship and my children are sub-par to those born by natural family planning.
In a democracy, it is the people who need to have the power, not just the rich and powerful. Let us hope that Americans learn that their rights are very tenuous and need to be protected, rather than simply taken for granted.
The way to make genuine change in a system that is failing hundreds of thousands of children is to revitalize the weakest schools.
The characteristics and experience of new leaders need to match the challenges they will face. This may seem obvious. But it often doesn't happen.
Between Black, Rhee, Sheffield and Goodloe-Johnson, it has not been a good month for the corporate education reform crowd.
By supporting accountability, autonomy, and choice Walcott can distinguish himself as a Chancellor committed to both bold education reform and consensus building.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's surprise announcement Thursday that Cathie Black is resigning as New York City Schools Chancellor reveals some of the challe...
We were surprised today to learn that Bloomberg dismissed Cathie Black after 97 days. The mayor did not set a speed record, however, in dismissing a commissioner who did not work out.
Cathie Black is out. Thank the Lord. Rather than beating up on the newly departed schools chancellor, let's be grateful that this train wreck ended before it did more damage.
Education is getting to be more and more like reality TV all the time. A few years ago, no one talked about public schools. Now there are two-day Oprah shows about them.
Should educational services staff have years of teaching experience under their belts, or can school leaders be without teaching experience?
They command six-figure salaries. No, we're not talking rock stars, pro athletes or even pro coaches. We're talking school superintendents.
The Department of Education's arbitrary decision to cut in half the small percentage that the principals can use to alleviate next year's budget shortfall flies in the face of Bloomberg's sound fiscal management.
It's tough being a teacher nowadays. With plans like these are coming down the pike, how can you really sustain a teaching career?