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Earlier this week, PDK International released results from their 51st annual poll of public attitudes towards education. The report “Frustration in the Schools: Teachers Speak out on pay, funding and feeling undervalued” revealed that for the 18th year in a row, the public feels a...

As an educator, I so often hear my students lament, “That’s not fair!” As we become adults, the concept of fairness becomes much more nuanced, and we often view situations from an equity perspective instead of fairness. This is generally the case in education, where...

In 2018, The Fordham Institute published a report, Reading and Writing Instruction in America’s Schools, that used online survey data from language arts teachers throughout the US to gain insights into the implementation of college and career-ready language arts standards. Of the four key findings...

We all know that change can be scary. Choosing to teach science this coming school year, a content area I haven’t taught in many years, is downright terrifying! Science is not new content to me – I’ve taught it for 14 of the past 20...

July is a bittersweet month for me- my summer teaching job is over and I finally have the time to fill my days with all the things about summer I love most: spending time with friends and family making fun memories, reading all the ‘just...

We are excited to share the details about our next Educators for High Standards Twitter chat! We will be hosting a conversation to discuss the importance of teacher recruitment and retention to increasing equity for all students. We want your expertise, your experiences, and your ideas...