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How to Bridge the “Achievement Gap”for Kids in Poverty

Kandice Sumner examines the achievement gap and how it continues to negatively impact students in poverty.

November 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

MORE Summer Reads for Teacher Professional Development

Here we are in early July, and we have already come to the midway point in the summer. I hope you’ve had an opportunity to (re)energize yourself — spending time … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Elements of a ‘High Quality’ Preschool Education

For the past several years, President Obama has been an advocate for early childhood education (specifically preschool education). The dialogue following the President’s push to support early childhood education for all four-year olds has … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

“My Little (Global) School”

“My Little (Global) School” Thomas Friedman has to be one of the most influential minds in America so when I read his op-ed piece in early spring, I was struck … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Common Core: Will it help or Hinder?

Common Core: Will it help or Hinder? Finally, it appears we have real data to consider as educators across the country participate in the Common Core debate. Whether you are … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment