As Tennessee has shown, our children, our teachers, and our country will be better off when school leaders and educators finally undertake the challenging task of creating a meaningful and useful system for supporting and evaluating our nation's teachers.
But as a political communication scholar, I know that many students look to faculty like me to make sense of a complex and often contradictory political world. But how do we make sure that politics don't enter the conversation about, well, politics?
Delaware State University held its first-ever Inspired Day of Service on March 31, in which about 250 DSU students worked on community service projects at five separate locations throughout the state.
Parents, teachers, administrators, community leaders in government and civic organizations need to take an active role in mentoring as well as educating youth.
The NY Board of Regents approved New York State's sharing of student and teacher information with a new national database, to be funded by the Gates Foundation, and designed by News Corp's Wireless Generation.