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By Rich Bagin, APR, Executive Director, National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) People often say, “Numbers don’t lie,” when they paint a negative picture of the U.S. education system in international comparisons. But numbers also “tell...  Read More >
Listen to Dr. Dorie Combs, professor in the School of Clinical Educator Preparation at Eastern Kentucky University, share her perspective on preparing future educators for understanding and teaching to the Common Core. Download as MP3  Read More >
Note: This post was written in reflection of the 2015 CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) Senior Delegation to Singapore. Singapore’s public education system is viewed as one of the best in the world based on its students’ continued high...  Read More >
This post was written by the National Coalition for Public Education (AASA serves as co-chair of this coalition) Jan. 25 – 31 is “National School Choice” week. This annual event presents private school voucher proponents with the opportunity to...  Read More >
By Terry Pickeral, Project UNIFY Senior Education Consultant I recently co-facilitated a webinar sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) titled Social Inclusion: An Opportunity for Principal Leadership. My co-...  Read More >
Cory Notestine is the American School Counselor Association's (ASCA) 2015 School Counselor of the Year. He worked in Guilford County Schools (NC) at T. Wingate Andrews High School before moving to Colorado, where he currently serves as a counselor...  Read More >