Lily Eskelsen García at the NPC

I was invited to speak at the National Press Club, so I said this

I’m here at the National Press Club. Which is fitting, because in class I started every day with current events. Every morning, my kids could get extra credit if they reported on an article they read in this thing called a “newspaper”. Remember “news”? Remember “paper”? Good times. 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…