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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...

The holiday season is upon us! I love the holidays for so many reasons (including the variety of desserts), but more than anything, I love the way it offers all of us an opportunity to reflect on the past few months and set priorities for...

Just in time for back to school, Achieve the Core has released free, ready-to-use classroom and professional development resources. Educators across the country created What I Use in My Classroom, full of resources for lessons in ELA/Literacy, Math, Social Studies, and Science, along with resources for...