January 2019

Farmington, New Mexico middle school teacher Elizabeth Long responds to Gov. Lujan Grisham’s recent decision to remove PARCC by pointing out it will “need to be replaced by something else,” but that whatever is chosen “will likely not be as effective.” Long notes that: “Over...

As a student, I can remember how excited I was to show my report card to my grandmother after I received it. After I looked over it, I would feel such a sense of accomplishment. I would rush home to see my grandmother’s eyes light...

Re-posted with permission from the Knoxville News Sentinel As two high school math teachers with a combined total of 40 years in the classroom, we are excited about the future of education in Tennessee. Here is our message to the incoming commissioner of education: As commissioner,...

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...