Drinking the Kool-Aid: Part deux

It's been a busy few days here on the Radical:  My page views have nearly tripled since posting recently on why professional learning communities are…


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Ed Leadership magazine: Teachers as leaders

Imagine our excitement! The nation's premiere education magazine, Educational Leadership, has devoted the September 2007 issue entirely to the theme…


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A teacher voice in (and from) Washington

TLN member Kim McClung provided the teacher's perspective at a Washington DC policy briefing, when she appeared on a panel with Linda Darling Hammond…


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Compared to what? Rural poverty and NCLB

In most discussions about the problems (or successes, for that matter) in American public education, it is the schools in large urban centers that…


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TLN reviews three new ASCD books

Educators in the Teacher Leaders Network regularly review new and classic professional books on topics ranging from leadership and education policy…


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Carnival of Education posted

The Carnies have struck a new camp this week.  If you're interested in kicking back on the Tilt a-Whirl and reading a bit about the edu-sphere, head…


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TLN bloggers greet the new school year

In Brighton's Hope, former National Teacher of the Year Betsy Rogers begins the school year with news that the 'monkey' of NCLB sanctions is finally…


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Sick of the rim-sitters. . .

In response to my post on who is responsible for student learning, Miller wrote: I go to the doctor and she tells me to take a medication to get…


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'Whatsoever you do to the least of these....'

Martin Luther told his followers: 'Do all the good you can. Do no harm.' As the debate over the reauthorization of NCLB continues, we all need to pay…


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NCLB: Views from the nation's best teachers

A new paper published by the Center for Teaching Quality, The Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind: Views from the Nation's Best Teachers,…


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