Disco, ESSA and your public school

Don’t judge me for this, but disco has a special place in my heart. And so does music education. A well-rounded public-school education includes arts, PE, and music. More…

Guest Blog: Who Speaks for the Children?

December 10 marks the first anniversary of ESSA—the Every Student Succeeds Act. It is vital that we seize this unprecedented opportunity and not squander our chance to be heard above the sycophants and pundits clamoring for the spotlight in educational reform. Our students and the integrity of our profession depend on action from each of us. More…

This Spring is for ESSA (And We Need You!)

This spring we’re ready for what comes next. In our case, it’s making sure that every student benefits from the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). It’s time for us to “Spring Into ESSA.” More…

C-Span: What’s Next for ESSA? Find out

The most powerful level of decision making in schools: the people who know the names of the students. Lily talks about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and what’s next for your students. More…