Tap Faith-Based Leaders as Community Voices in Support of Strong Public Education Systems, Two Panelists Suggest

With political leaders aiming negativity at the nation’s public schools recently, community-level faith leaders can play an important role in undoing the harm by delivering strong supportive messages, according to panelists at an AASA conference session on Saturday morning. Kent P. Scribner, superintendent of Fort Worth Independent School District in Texas, and Charles Foster Johnson, […]

Early Learning Gains Late Focus as Subject on Final Day of AASA Conference

The future of education can be so much more than just K-12 but further expanded to P-20, meaning the teaching and nurturing of children from birth to adulthood. A two-person panel spoke about the importance of starting children in an early education setting at their session “Learn What the Future of Education Can Become with Early […]

Still Time to Turn Around Teacher Shortage While Conditions Are ‘Bending But Not Yet Broken,’ Conference Panel Reports

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Strategies for teacher recruitment and retention, a growing concern among school leaders across the nation, were discussed in a Saturday session at the National Conference on Education in San Antonio. Sy Doan, associate policy researcher at RAND Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif., was accompanied by Alena Zachery-Ross, superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools in Michigan. The […]