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Lexie Woo “Wisdom begins in wonder.” This quote, often attributed to the philosopher Socrates, perfectly describes my experience over the last few years implementing higher standards for my students. As a special educator, I deeply believe it’s important to hold students to the same high standards as...

Ryan Murphey If there's one simple truth I've observed about teens over the years, it's that they want to learn. Or rather, I should say, their brains want to learn. The brain biologically hungers to be fed knowledge in the adolescent years, and in my classroom, I am often blown...

Justin Dye is an Arizona native who began his career with La Paloma Academy in Tucson as a second-grade teacher. From there, he moved into administration as a Title I coordinator, after-school director, vice principal, and principal. Mr. Dye’s goal is to educate every student...

This fall, Educators for High Standards has proudly partnered with America Achieves State Educator Voice Fellowships to support over 31 educator-led “Bring Your Legislator to School Day” events across Colorado, Michigan, and New York, designed to provide opportunities for legislators to observe students and teachers engaged in...

At Educators for High Standards, we are thrilled to partner with America Achieves State Educator Voice Fellowships to celebrate a “Bring Your Legislator to School Day” initiative designed to provide opportunities for legislators to observe students and teachers engaged in instruction aligned with high standards. Next...