Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Are the Common Core Learning Standards -CCLS finally giving way to public pressure? Not merely public at large but a collective voice from educators, education policy makers, parents and activists? The American Federation of Teachers is disbursing $30,000  grant for a teacher-led task force in NY & Connecticut to review the  standards.  How often does that …

Summer Update

Summer Update

Happy Summer! It has been a whirlwind of the past 2 months… a few updates MOVING 1. I moved into a new place with my partner. Moving in is a lot of work. It was not immediately obvious that moving in is a month long process. Unpacking, acquiring furniture, restocking the pantry etc.We are still …

Teachers College begins research on cross-sector collaboration

Teachers College begins research on cross-sector collaboration

http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/a_new_study_of_collective_impact_efforts On my mind frequently and this study will seek to address : “Through a literature review, a national scan of projects, and case studies of the three cities (Buffalo and two others that we will select by the end of year), we hope to understand more about past efforts, document the scope of current initiatives, …