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Teachers are on the frontline of education, but too often their voices go unheard in policy discussion. To hear them tell it, higher education standards are helping students achieve to new levels and empowering educators to collaborate more to unlock students’ full potential. At the...

It’s been a year since President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – a physical representation of our country’s enduring promise to every child in this country – that they all will have an equal opportunity to succeed in school. Below, you’ll find...

On Thursday December 15th, I attended an ESSA Town Hall hosted by Candice McQueen, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education, and the Tennessee Department of Education. More than anything, I was excited when Dr. McQueen shared five huge opportunities for education under the Every Student Succeeds Act: 1.     ...

In my neck of the woods, November days are marked by gray skies and lots of cold rain. So, if you’re anything like me, you could use a dose of excellence to keeping you going until winter break. Take a look at the stories below...