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These 11 Education Leaders Have Never Been Teachers

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

They design teacher evaluation systems, teacher training guidelines and the types of standards that need to be taught. Yet, they have never been teach...

Teacher Of The Year: Let Us Lead

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of the New Haven Independent. New Haven’s teacher of the year put on a “phosphorescent” shirt and lit up an O...

Should State Education Chiefs Be Elected?

stateline | Ben Wieder | Posted 10.26.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

Student Peacemakers Pledge Memorable International Day

Ken Royal | Posted 09.25.2012 | Education
Ken Royal

Can the social media generation do what the "Blowin' In The Wind" generation couldn't do -- or make last? Is it possible to seek a global truce by using the Internet and Twitter and Facebook? Are students using these tools rather than guitars and folk songs to move us to action?

Schools Need to Balance Execution and Innovation

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 10.10.2011 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Every school needs a change agenda -- a phased approach to a more student-centered, standards-based, competency-focused environment. Finding the right balance is the art of leadership and the product of dialogue.

Philadelphia Students Voice Frustration Over School Violence, Lack Of Leadership

Philadelphia Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

West Philadelphia High School students told the School Reform Commission yesterday that poor leadership and disorganization sparked a resurgence of vi...