At Kennedy Elementary, teamwork, camaraderie, and mutual appreciation are the pillars upon which the school operates.
The gains against high-stakes accountability are real, but a new book cautions that ending the blind reliance on testing will take a lot more hard work. Educators and parents can help make that happen.
Fed up with lawmakers who have long neglected public schools, educators are building a movement that “cannot be stopped,” says NEA president.
The teaching shortages across the country are real and very troubling, but fueling the pipeline with uncertified and underprepared teachers isn’t the solution.
By high school and college, many students have run out of steam. Anxiety—the mental-health tsunami of their generation—has caught up with them.
Sherry Shaw’s advocacy on behalf of students and colleagues includes extensive volunteer work with the Special Olympics and other community organizations.
“Talking and talking about it doesn’t change anything and we need to act. Our kids don’t feel safe,” says educator at March for Our Lives rally.