Accountability and Integrity

By Jennifer Poon We promise to do our best. Before every volleyball match, I coached my players to set both individual and team goals. Some players...

Advocating for a Truly Equitable Education System

By David Griffith Predominately white school districts receive $23 billion more than school districts with a predominantly non-white student population nationally, according to a recent...

Students Benefit from Federal Dollars for Teacher Training

Learning never stops for teachers. Whether I’m exploring new online tools for my special education students, attending workshops on literacy or closely watching one of...

What Do the Midterm Election Results Mean for Educators and Education?

The votes have been counted (well, most of them). What do the midterm election results mean for educators and education? Here are 7 initial...

Why Education Is One of the Big Winners of This Campaign Season

The mid-term elections are still a week away but already educators are one of the big winners of this campaign season.  Hundreds of teachers across...

Title IV: A Win for Student Health

The challenges faced in providing Colorado students with effective health and physical education instruction go back many years.

House Passes NCLB replacement Bill, But More Work to be Done

Perhaps the best that can be said about H.R.5, the Student Success Act, is that it passed the House yesterday. The bill had been...
Top Resources for Insight into the DeVos Confirmation Hearing

Top Resources for Insight into the DeVos Confirmation Hearing

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)  held a confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos....

Why Title IV, Part A, and the Student Success Factor of ESSA Are Critical...

As music educators celebrate the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), we look forward to increased music education opportunities for our nation’s students.

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