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Inequality Between Schools

Different Neighbors The words “Equity” and “Access” and “Quality” are used to indicate the goals we have for the US K-12 educational system. These goals center around providing everyone an equal chance to... READ MORE


I want to give a big shout out to the US Department of Education (USDOE) for sponsoring rotating art exhibits inside their headquarters in Washington DC. I was lucky enough to be part... READ MORE

National Policy in Washington

I am down here in Washington to attend several policy gatherings. One was last Thursday at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where the promise of school integration for all children was discussed.... READ MORE

Helping Teachers Teach

Professionalism All of the work to date to improve teaching has resulted in a general level of professionalism that can be seen in most classrooms. This general level of professionalism includes the ability... READ MORE

School Change

When we talk about changing schools, everyone has a different reaction. Some view this as a futile attempt to change for no reason and some view it as the natural progression of the... READ MORE

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