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As we all know, August brings high temperatures along with the opportunity to prepare for a classroom structured around high standards. Take a look at the four pieces below, which just might spark some creativity in your lesson plans and make this year the best yet! MY...

It’s finally summer. School is out, the days are getting sunnier, and, as educators, you have time to both relax and prepare for next school year. Check out the four pieces below, which will all give you something to reflect on as you enjoy summer break! MY READING LIST 1. A Time...

Educators often find themselves in various roles – mentor, coach, and now, more than ever, advocate. Whether we’re advocating for high academic standards, high-quality assessments in our classrooms, or for an opportunity to share our expertise with policymakers, the work that we do as advocates is...

The end of the school year is a perfect time for reviewing concepts, practicing skills, and making any excuse you can to have class outside. As the educators below demonstrate, it’s also the perfect opportunity to incorporate creative lesson plans in an effort to reinforce...

It’s more important than ever for Ohio policymakers to actively listen to stakeholders and gather meaningful feedback to inform the policies that will positively impact our schools. This year, states across the country are working on a plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act...

The Journal News John Ravitz and Anne Rose Santoro, educators and members of the High Achievement New York Coalition wrote in The Journal News this week, “It’s essential that New York does not turn the clock back on high standards that help all students have an equal shot...