"If management is about running the business, governance is about seeing that it is run properly.” Robert Tricker
TV personalities have been in the spotlight this week for their views on teacher effectiveness.
We spend a lot of time talking about teacher effectiveness because, after all, teachers directly instruct and assess students. But what about the effectiveness of principals? Often overlooked, principals play a vital role in developing a positive learning environment for students.
Ohio has had statewide learning standards in mathematics and English Language Arts in the past, but these standards were not rigorous and not aligned with the demands of college and the workplace.
A new report by ACT reveals that 95% of low-income students aspire to go to college, but only 59% actually enroll upon graduating from high school.
One of the primary reasons the business community supports the Common Core State Standards is its focus on preparing students to be “college- and career-ready.” This means that, upon graduating from high school, students will be prepared to enter college w
As an engineer working for a global communications networking company, I cannot overstate the value of having a good education. My teenage son, however, is more amazed by the fact that I was schooled during the “B.C. era” -- before computers.
The 2013 CECP Summit: Ahead, Together, brought chairs of foundations, CEOs, and corporate responsbility experts to NYC to discuss how to make corporate giving more effective.