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January 13, 2015

Many schools have begun to implement professional learning communities (PLCs) by building time into the schedule for teachers and administrators to meet each week, introducing professional development opportunities regarding the use of student data to inform i...

November 7, 2014


Poverty is a prominent concern in our society, and one that spills over into our schools and affects the way students learn, think and problem-solve. More than one in five children live in poverty in the United States, and more than two in five chi...

August 20, 2014


Why do most individuals make use of only a small percentage of their resources, whereas a few exceptional individuals push themselves to their limits? Why do some individuals accomplish more than others of equal intelligence? One personal quality t...


The suspension of students from school is an issue that every district and every school must closely examine. How many suspensions are given every year? To whom? For how long? Every day that a student is suspended from school makes it more and more...

November 17, 2012

Just as you would form a persuasive argument based on research and support it with facts, or make a recommendation to a friend based on what has been effective in the past, district-, building- and classroom-level decisions should be guided by data, or evidenc...

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