Voices of (some) union leaders

Education Sector, the somewhat neo-liberal education think tank, has published an interesting study in which they interview local union leaders in…


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TLN reviews of professional books

Let's say you have a real interest in professional books but not much time to read them. And it's time you don't want to waste. Who might you turn to…


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What happens If teacher leadership is codified?

Several states, including Louisiana, have created or are considering adding endorsements to their state licensing systems 'that would formally…


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On being brave and bold

In her last blog entry of the school year, former National Teacher of the Year Betsy Rogers reflects on what it means to be "brave and bold" -- for…


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Standing at the edge of my classroom...

Over the past two years, I've earned considerable professional recognition. I was selected as district Teacher of the Year (in a system with 9,000…


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Saying goodbye to Maria

It's been a difficult day for me because I just learned that yet another remarkable colleague is leaving education. Maria is young and…


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Practice what you preach

This may not be news to you, but I was shocked to learn how many people who are responsible for training teachers hold what we do in such low regard.…


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