National PTA President Otha Thornton discusses why his organization supports the Common Core, dispelling myths and sharing resources to help parents learn more and support successful implementation of the standards.
Explore the resources we offer to tell the story about what's working in America's public schools. The following topics link to information on successful educational endeavors, and to resources for providing your input in improving education.
- Education Visionaries. In our exclusive interviews, hear what some extraordinary public education advocates have to say about what it takes to give all children the opportunity for success in the 21st century.
- Success Stories. Across the country, public schools and districts are transforming themselves to prepare students for success in a 21st-century democracy and global society. Take a look at what educators and communities are doing right now to meet this challenge.
- Communications Toolkit. LFA's Communications Toolkit aims to help education leaders communicate more effectively about public education.
- Members’ Upcoming Major Meetings. LFA member organizations provide outstanding professional learning opportunties year round. This calendar compiles their major meeting dats for the coming year.
A VISION FOR GREAT SCHOOLS
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