April 18, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
Today’s education reform climate seems to focus on a misguided narrative of unions as obstructionists and educators as villains, ignoring how educators and their unions are leading successful reform efforts all across the country. Here’s how Seattle is leading the profession.
April 2, 2013 by Brenda Álvarez
The first round of School Improvement Grant funding is now in its last year. Looking back, what’s been learned through SIG schools receiving NEA support? More important, what will happen once the funding ends?
March 22, 2013 by PSC Editor
Massachusetts’ Innovation School process is more than just raising test scores. Educators want their school to be a welcoming community that addresses the learning and social-emotional needs of their students.
March 6, 2013 by PSC Editor
NEA’s Priority Schools featured “Bringing Learning to Life: Service-learning for Educators at All Levels,” a service-learning project with a unique design, to educators from across the country.
February 27, 2013 by PSC Editor
An ongoing debate exists in public education about the tension between choice and equity. Are Innovation Schools one way to strike a balance? Some educators and union leaders in some districts believe they’re an exciting option; others have doubts.
November 1, 2012 by PSC Editor
In the third year of a collaborative project with Ohio State University and NEA, Columbus school students have become small-scale philanthropists, designating $8,500 in contributions to select non-profit organizations.
October 5, 2012 by Tim Walker
The NEA announced a $500,000 challenge grant to replicate and expand a successful New Jersey Education Association program that helps increase the number of certified science and math teachers.
July 25, 2012 by Cindy Long
This article outlines six of the most common communication challenges between educators and parents, as reported by a recent Parenting/NEA survey, along with NEA member-tested solutions.
July 11, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
Three schools in Marysville, Washington, show how, given the tools, educators are raising and sustaining the quality of their profession and the quality of education for their students.
June 15, 2012 by Amy Buffenbarger
North High School saw double digit gains in reading and science on their state test scores. How’d they do it? Building collaboration time into the schedule, focusing on literacy and helping students access technology.
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