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Tweet of the week

So here’s the thing: Twitter is so positive, motivating, shout out like but actually what about when we just have a bad day. Who posts about that? 272 more words

School Business Leadership

Oklahoma, We Can Do Better

Solar Eclipse

Philanthropic Field Trip

A moment on task.

Gratitude for a bus rider.

Exploring new materials

Changing the world.

Every time I meet someone new and they ask me, “What do you do for a living?”, I fill with dread. 1,191 more words

Helping Students Close The Achievement Gap

The Battle over how Connecticut pays for public education has been going on for years and it continues with no end in sight.

In 2016, a superior court judge ruled that the state’s funding formula was “irrational” and unconstitutional, and failed to adequately fund urban and poor school districts. 740 more words


I will be thinking of the teachers in West Virginia this weekend as they continue to strike for better teaching conditions. Their state has outlawed collective bargaining and job action (aka striking), but the teachers there are paid so little, and they have such enormous public support, that they’re wildcatting anyway. 151 more words

In Their Own Words: Scholarship Stories from Tajikistan (repost)

Below is a very nice story posted on the Central Asia Institute website offering motivation and inspiration from a number of scholarship students from Tajikistan. Thanks to Michelle O’Brien for alerting me to this story. 1,794 more words


Editorial: A legislative two-step on education

The Oregon House of Representatives this week passed a pair of bills that at first glance don’t seem to have that much in common, other than the fact that they both involve the state’s education system in some way. 63 more words

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