It's vital for the education of our students that we start giving teachers the support they need.
It is most critical for elected and appointed officials to communicate clearly, concisely, timely, and effectively..
Policymakers and stakeholders must continue to work to make improvements in policies that impact salary, school climate, and student behavior.
It is time to move forward on these issues to help all children, teachers, schools, and communities.
Even for non-believers, the core elements of Christmas — being good, spreading love, and kindness, as well as giving selflessly to others, are traits worth imitating.
Dick Allington has earned a well-deserved place on my naughty list. I hope he likes coal in his stocking.
I tend to avoid the debates among people discussing reading. I think there is some truth in all sides of a debate. I learned to read early and easily. I am also unabashedly an advocate for children with dyslexia, as it has been an issue identified and championed by our members. I am encouraged by [...]
Public education is at a crossroads in Tennessee. People say it is broken and beyond repair. I tell those critics that they are wrong.
Think of those less fortunate this year before your Thanksgiving prayers, remind yourself of those in poverty whose plates are often empty.
The single most important factor in student success are teachers, so compensating educators has to be critical for any public policy or future funding formula.