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As a veteran teacher of thirty-three years working in a turnaround high school, I often think about the following quote from Hal Lindsey: “Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one...

Ask any teacher who has been involved in the curriculum adoption process about their experiences and you’ll likely hear versions of the following: “How do I know all of the curriculum and related materials are REALLY standards-aligned and rigorous?” “When will I have the time to review...

There is something about finding your voice as an educator and using it to advocate for student-centered policies that brings a sense of satisfaction and motivation to advocate even more. All stakeholders’ voices should be heard and encouraged when creating policy and making decisions for...

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...