Learning to lead together: Harnessing your change-agent superpower

Leading together is challenging. It requires revolutionized mindsets about how school systems should operate; however, it is the only avenue that…


15 Minutes

Collective leadership: Leading the schools of tomorrow

In the forthcoming series of blogs in this roundtable, K-12 public education leaders from across the country, working in different parts of the…


9 Minutes

Supporting teachers to lead without leaving the classroom

Walker Gamble Elementary School in New Zion, South Carolina has begun to move towards developing leaders across the school, as one  of 12 schools in…


7 Minutes

ROUNDTABLE: The future of education

Our schools and school systems face a future in which the only certainty is change. Diversifying community demographics, burgeoning student needs,…


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Teacher shortage reality: Numbers & names

Sometimes we look at numbers and ignore them for two reasons: We don’t see individual lives represented by the numbers. The numbers represent…


6 Minutes

Inspired by history: We need a new movement, stronger voices in education

Last week, I had the privilege of attending a small gathering of policy leaders, academics, and activists to reflect on the landmark Kerner…


8 Minutes

The importance of the relationships that teachers and students forge.

The recent horrors of school shootings, and the eloquence of the students whose voices speaks volumes to the importance of gun safety, but also their…


4 Minutes

Are teacher shortages the actual problem?

As a young teacher in the urban core of Kansas City, I was passionate about giving each of my students the opportunities they deserved by being a…


9 Minutes

Looking beyond tomorrow in the teacher shortage

Sometimes we feel lost, and sometimes we are lost. When it comes to the teacher shortage, some, like The 74, would suggest that we just feel lost,…


7 Minutes

Teachers’ stories make data more meaningful

This report demonstrates that dramatic changes in our nation's teaching force will soon lead to serious shortages of qualified teachers unless…


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