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As an educator in Tennessee, I am proud of our state’s hard work in developing a strong education accountability plan. The Tennessee Department of Education set a goal to make our state education system one of nation’s best. They sought to achieve this admiral distinction...

Educators for High Standards, in collaboration with The PIE Network, will be hosting a Twitter chat on how educators can and should be engaging with local and state policymakers. I would love for you to join us for our #EFHSchat on Thursday, January 17 at 8pm...

My recently retired in-laws finally, after 5 years of searching, found a plot of land they want to build on and they’re starting the process of building a house. While the blueprint outlines the size, shape and design of the house, there will be so many...

After Mississippi adopted and implemented the MS College and Career Readiness Standards, there was a huge shift in mindset about text. The standards emphasized that all students deserve to read and be challenged by rich, complex text.  As a second-grade teacher, I have always known...