Education Archive

Chat with Richard: Building a National Strategic Agenda

Meaningful work in Washington is hard to come by these days. The truly last piece of legislation that had any real impact was likely the budget deal put together by Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray.

News: California Teacher Tenure Law Unconstitutional

From the Associated Press, ABCNews.com: California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu cited the

Why Common Core Standards are Good

This week I want to talk a bit more about education. It seems no matter who is running for office, education is always a topic at the café campaign stops, and so it is in this election

The Status of Charter Schools

Focus on the Fun with Learning

Life Lesson Of The Week Learning can be fun – make it like a game! -Joyce O’s Life Lesson from Olathe, Kansas Focus On It Yes. I said it. Even as an adult, learning can be fun.

I Wanted to Be a Teacher

What did you want to be when you grew up? I can remember wanting to be many things, but the few that stand out are teacher, doctor, gymnastics coach, and architect. My sister even made me and

Newsletter: You See What You Want

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month Fact: We get what your brains are focused on. Nothing more and