RECENT POSTS

Posted Mar. 14, 2016
classroom

How Long Will We Wait? It’s Time for Connecticut to Finally Reform Teacher Evaluation

The world is filled with extraordinary achievements that have been accomplished within five-year periods. We built and developed nuclear capabilities…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Mar. 9, 2016
gist

Coffee Break: Superintendent Deborah Gist on Moving Home, the Nae Nae and Jumping Out of Planes

Tulsa’s new superintendent of schools, Deborah Gist, described the decision to leave the job as Rhode Island’s education commissioner as…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Mar. 1, 2016
oscar

Hollywood, We Need a ‘Spotlight 2’ Exposing the Abuse in Our Schools

The film “Spotlight” deservingly took home the top Oscar Sunday night for its portrayal of the Boston Globe’s hugely consequential…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Feb. 16, 2016
bps

Now It’s Clear That Massachusetts Should Have Simply Kept PARCC

Hindsight is always 20/20, but Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang doesn’t need any since he and many others were right about…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Feb. 11, 2016
pushymoms

I’ll Be a ‘Pushy Mom’ Too, If It Means More Kids Make It to College

Pushy Moms. They’ve always been hard to like but now I love them and want to be one someday. Pushy…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Feb. 9, 2016
pencil

Another State Makes the SAT Free and I’m Proud to Say It’s Mine

One of the most universally persistent challenges in education today is ensuring that access to college is equitable and within…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Jan. 27, 2016
ken

Coffee Break: Ken Wagner on Improving Rhode Island’s Schools and the Perfect Glass of Milk

Despite its tiny size, my home state of Rhode Island is no stranger to big challenges when it comes to…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Jan. 11, 2016
cta copy

A Disappointing Alliance on Friedrichs: E4E and AFT

Educators 4 Excellence (E4E) is an organization I admire. Since its inception both the mission and vision have been clear: To ensure…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Dec. 30, 2015
TFA

The Mom Lens Matters Too, Even When It Comes to TFA

In reading through the usual vitriol over Teach For America (TFA) in a variety of blogs, traditional media pieces, and…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

Posted Dec. 23, 2015
brooke-charter

VIDEO: These Boston Charter Schools Are Getting Great Results With Great Teaching

The stats at the beginning of this video are enough to blow you away. But it’s hearing the voices of…

By Erika Sanzi

Read Post

OUR NETWORK

Featured Posts

Posted Jan. 17, 2017
accountability

The Fight That Should Matter Most to Progressive Advocates for Children Is Accountability

In 2007, candidate Barack Obama stood before the National Education Association and made it clear that he supports testing, accountability, choice and even merit pay.…

By Peter Cunningham

Read Post

Posted Jan. 19, 2017
runalftd

A Student’s Inaugural Poem to Trump

As I considered the 2016 campaign and election, thinking about how or if it should become central in my teaching or my classroom, I turned…

By Runal Patel, Seth MacLowry

Read Post

Posted Jan. 19, 2017
parentsucceed

I’m a Parent Fighting for My Children to Succeed

A parent first. That’s who I am, how I identify myself. My children are my pride, my joy and my contribution to the greater good.…

By Tafshier Cosby

Read Post

Browse by Date

Keep Up With
Education Post

Sign up for weekly emails featuring our top blog posts:

What We’re
Tweeting