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School Governance

How the Gospel of Pragmatism Undermines Education Improvement

Arthur Camins | Posted 02.07.2017 | Education
Arthur Camins

We need improvements in K-12 education. Too few students learn the critical thinking skills they need for successful life, work and citizenship. The...

Why Don't Schools Embrace Good Ideas?

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Michael J. Petrilli

The leader of any organization knows that part of his or her job is to look for better ways to do things and to stay current on trends in the field. We should expect no less from our school leaders.

Joy Resmovits

Phasing Out State Control of Post-Katrina Schools | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.15.2011 | Education

With 75% of New Orleans students slated to attend charter schools next year, some stakeholders say a management split between the far-away state capit...

Democratically-run Public Schools

Julie Woestehoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Julie Woestehoff

Recently, I learned that the League of Women Voters/Chicago was preparing to revisit their statement on local school councils, the elected parent-majority bodies that run most Chicago Public Schools.