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18 Books to Inform, Deepen and Transform Your Understanding of Education in America

Lena Tabori | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Lena Tabori

Recommendations from the Best K-12 Teachers in the Country Last Fall, when we were publishing Katrina Fried's brilliant book, American Teacher, Heroe...

The Best of Teaching and the Worst of School "Reform"

John Thompson | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
John Thompson

Rafe Esquith's Real Talk for Real Teachers and James Owens' Confessions of a Bad Teacher both become more powerful when read next to each other.

A Chat With Sir Ian McKellen About Broadway Bound No Man's Land

Jamie Soja | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts
Jamie Soja

As I entered Sir Ian's dressing room, he was napping on the couch, wearing a backwards flat cap and mock Hawaiian paradise shirt that said, "Iraq," hinting at the lesser known comedic side of his personality.

Why Do We Hate Teachers?

William E. White | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
William E. White

Education is not just a teacher's responsibility. Education is a community endeavor. It takes concerned parents, businesspeople, community leaders, and others to successfully educate our children. But citizens, like teachers, are conflicted about and often bewildered by our education system.

Classroom Heroes: Rafe Esquith's Mission To Share Shakespeare With His Students

The Huffington Post | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Sir Ian McKellen and the members of England's Royal Shakespeare Company sat in rapt attention inside an inner-city Los Angeles classroom. They watche...