September 17, 2014 posted by Regina Hitchcock

The Palmetto State is Full of Promise

“If you’re not at the table, you’re often on the menu.” This is one of my favorite quotes regarding one’s involvement in advocacy and political activity. Or more accurately, one’s lack of involvement. Read more

September 10, 2014 posted by Emily Cadei

Michelle Rhee’s Next Frontier: Q&A With the Former D.C. School Head

StudentsFirst Founder Michelle Rhee recently sat down with Ozy.com to discuss the state of the education in our country and her plans for her next steps. Read more

September 09, 2014 posted by Tracey Weinstein

A Balanced Path Forward for Making Tenure Meaningful

Ever since a California judge struck down the state’s tenure, layoff, and dismissal statutes in the Vergara v. California decision, the rhetoric surrounding these policies across the country has seemed awfully polarized. Read more

August 22, 2014 posted by Juliana Ramirez

Quality Teachers for All

For many families, back-to-school season means shopping for new clothes, buying school supplies, getting kids used to waking up early again, and being back on carpool duty. But for me, this time of the year means I must, once again, research the classes and teachers my little sister is assigned to. Read more

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