Steve Peha

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Learning Strategist, Teaching That Makes Sense, Inc.

Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Steve Peha is the founder of Teaching That Makes Sense, Inc., a North Carolina-based education consultancy specializing in literacy, student engagement, and instructional innovation. Steve’s latest book is Be a Better Writer: For School, For Fun, For Anyone Ages 10-16, an Amazon #1 “Hot New Release” in teen writing.

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Posted Sep. 14, 2016
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Homework? Never Say Never.

I’ve worked in hundreds of schools over the years. Most for very short periods of time, some much longer. But…

By Steve Peha

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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If the Louisiana Governor Has His Way, High School Graduates Will Continue to Stay Stuck in Remedial College Courses

If Governor John Bel Edwards has his way today, setting higher goals for Louisiana students could be delayed by a year or two and possibly…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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