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The Problem With Hurrying Childhood Learning

Too many kids are rushed toward the level they’re "supposed" to be on by the end of a given grading period, with little attention given to the path they’re walking to get there, writes teacher Justin Minkel. (April 18, 2018)

Kentucky Teacher Responds to Pension Changes: The Teaching Profession Is ‘Under Attack’

Teachers nationwide are rallying together to command the attention of lawmakers around their most basic needs, writes Kentucky special educator Jessica Dueñas.

(April 18, 2018)

After Surviving Classroom Shooting, L.A. Teacher Reconsiders What School Safety Means

While mass shootings dominate headlines, smaller incidents of gun violence in school can also traumatize students and staff and upend their sense of safety, as one teacher learned firsthand. (April 13, 2018)

Here’s How the Public Views Teachers, Their Salaries, and Their Impact

(April 17, 2018)

The Importance of Mentors and Meaningful Professional Development

(April 15, 2018)


Collaborative learning teams are the most important opportunity we have for fulfilling a vision of excellent teaching and learning for every student every day. (03/29 09:09 am)

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Building School Culture With Community Circles (Video)

Community circles provide students and faculty an opportunity to develop positive relationships with one another. Watch the video.

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