Learning and Leading in a time of Crisis: Can hope prevail?

Last week, New York City’s re-shuttering of schools reinforced what we have known since late spring: our political leaders prioritized the opening of bars and gyms over schools, leaving teachers and working families to take the hit. While we hear of a few school...

Riding the Next Wave

Every now and then it’s important to recommit to why I’m in public education and why I continue to feel hopeful even in such dark times. Yes, funding for public schools continues to be a struggle, particularly for urban schools. After 25 years of high stakes testing,...

Summer Reading

Beacon Press (the publisher of my book, The Hardest Questions Aren’t on the Test) put together a great blog that compiles the summer reading lists of education authors. Click here to see what books I enjoyed this summer (many of which are from Boston Arts...