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The Path Forward: Broader Aims, Better Measures, Supported Educators

Over the last 90 days we’ve considered many of the big issues facing US K-12 in these 30 posts.

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Helping Students Cope With The Trauma Associated With Poverty

Living in poverty often produces trauma with biological and psychological consequences for children. Student-centered learning and sustained relationships can counter many of the negative effects of poverty.

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Leadership

Agreement Crafting: 10 Lessons on The Politics of Schooling

Tom reviews 10 lessons in school and district leadership focused on the role of facilitating agreements.

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Leadership

The Transformational Leader

By: Carmen Coleman. In this blog for our Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning series, Carmen writes about the need for education transformation, and what skills leaders need to help better meet the needs of 21st century learners.

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The Primacy of Relationships

Powerful tools can help us know our students better; they can help teachers connect them with powerful experiences. But it's leaders that create the context--from classroom to city--for life-shaping relationships.

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Leadership

Innovation & Improvement Takes a Sustained Push

We have a great chance to boost achievement and completion rates but it takes sustained leadership. There has been uptick in talented and committed state and district leaders being fired or leaving under duress.

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Preparing Students for a Project-Based World

Why we need to do a better job of preparing students for a project-based world. The importance of the art of breaking down complexity for a team to get their arms around and linking the parts together to create something where nothing had been.

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