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By Otha Thornton, President, National PTA Technology and the Internet have created countless new opportunities for learning. Students can now read about virtually any subject from anywhere and can connect with people and places around the world....  Read More >
October is National Principals Month, an annual opportunity to recognize the importance of school leaders and their role in supporting student learning, as evidenced by years of empirical research. Maximum levels of student learning are reached in...  Read More >
By Daniel A. Domenech, Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association According to Fortune magazine, women make up less than 5 percent of the chief executive officers working in Fortune 500 companies. Only about 25 percent of our...  Read More >
Danielle Liebl, a former Special Olympics Project UNIFY National Youth Activation Committee Member from Minnesota, recently established her own non-profit - DIFFERbilities Experience. An extraordinary individual, Danielle has dedicated her life...  Read More >
By Helen Soulé, Executive Director, Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) In countless schools across the US, a new year brings new students. It also brings “wonder” tools, applications and processes. For many educators, this deluge of...  Read More >
By Joan Richardson, Editor-in-Chief, Kappan magazine (PDK International) “I've come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It's my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power...  Read More >