What Happens When The Local Library Doesn’t Have The ‘Right’ Books?

Many students don’t always have access to resources at home or extensive  resources at their local library. In smaller  ‘local’  libraries, the variety of types of books available to the community is minimal. Children, year after year, are handed homework assignments which require research beyond the classroom. The topics and the notable figures are the […]

A “Constitutional Crisis” Indeed

The absolute best statement that I’ve heard made by one of our political representatives in Washington, D.C., astounded me. It was so accurate, that I don’t believe that the person who made that statement realized it at the time. Resounding and resonating with me was the characterization of this current societal, racial, political, interpersonal climate […]

Educators, We’re Having A Student Voice Summit: Submit Your Ideas

Calling all high school students and educators! ASCD & Center for Inspired Teaching Student Voice Summit! Where: Washington, DC When:   June 21-23, 2019 The ASCD & Center for Inspired Teaching Student Voice Summit, powered by Teach to Lead, will be the first student leadership focused summit, taking the model that has proven to positively […]

School Crime and Safety: How Are We Doing?

Crime in the nation’s schools and college campuses has declined overall during the past two decades, according to a report released April 17, 2019. The report also highlights new data on youth opioid use, perceptions of bullying, and active shooter incidents in educational settings. The new report, Indicators of School Crime and Safety 2018, is the 21st […]