I Didn't Always Think Well of the Student Press
The author, a superintendent in Michigan, wasn’t a champion of student journalism until he asked himself this question in the midst of the newspaper’s pursuit of a controversial story: Is the truth subordinate to political expediency and interest groups?read more
Holding Higher Education Accountable for New Teachers
Because many new teachers come to their first post under-prepared for classroom reality, why not require the colleges and universities to certify the teachers they produce? Leave licensing with the state but give training programs the responsibility for ensuring teacher quality.read more
It Was Just an 'Accident'
A veteran school leader says he’s fed up with the annoying expression, “Oops. My bad.” It’s time we ask those who’ve made a mistake to make a real apology.read more