The dream of Martin Luther King Jr. did not die in Memphis in 1968, it is still alive in 2018.
An education committed solely to acquiring skills and knowledge required for specific jobs — calculus, chemistry and American government, for example — has limitations. Schools that also instill adaptable skills students will need in many workplace contexts — written and oral communication, critical thinking and creativity, for example — can provide a better path to [...]
Passion and energy within any organization or company starts at the top with the leadership. The moment when an employee begins to feel unappreciated is when morale begins to suffer. Lack of respect and lack of support are often cited as reasons why people leave their jobs. Other reasons include excessive workload, concerns about management, [...]
We need to strengthen our laws and focus on mental health. In addition, more guidance counselors in schools and increased professional development for all teachers to help identify problem students should be considered
There is no higher duty than making sure that our children are safe and protected in the classroom. We have never received a call, email, or letter asking for our organization to keep a pedophile in a Tennessee classroom. And we would reject such an overture, if such a request was made.
The voices for kindness may be quieter than those of hatred and fear, but there are many more of us.
Teachers and Administrators do not go into public education for the money.
In our elections, it is important that we are wise and elect those who best demonstrate virtue and reflect our shared values.
haring quality time with family and friends is unmistakably more important than finding yourself severely exhausted, unable to appreciate those you love or even missing the true meaning of Christmas.
This Christmas season we will undoubtedly hear the story of God's love taking the form of man and coming down to earth. There is much more to that story. But what is amazing to me is the role that women played in the life of Jesus. The old saying is that the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.