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D.C. Schools: New Report, Old Challenges

- Schools are not just buildings. Learning must be a community enterprise. Parents must be part of the solution.
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Confirm Kaya Henderson!

- DC must act now to confirm Kaya Henderson as the new chancellor of the DC Public Schools!
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Command-Control-Collapse

- School reform needs transformational leaders. The mayoral command-and-control model does not work.
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iThink iAm iDream

- Tech transformation needs to reach across the digital divide
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Mission v. Manifesto

- My teachers in elementary school mostly worked for no salaries at all — they were nuns whose devotion to their vocations led them to careers in teaching back in the day when the Catholic schools in Philadelphia were thriving.    Among…
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Poverty Matters

- Sometimes I read something that just stops me in my tracks.  Makes me think about what’s really going on.  Causes me to wonder why so many people just don’t get it. Just days after the defeat of Mayor Adrian Fenty…
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Devastating Democracy

- Democracy can, indeed, be devastating — at least for those who do not understand that the will of the people is, in fact, the bedrock of this free society.  Last week’s election in the District of Columbia has evoked a…
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The Lives of Girls

- For quite some time there’s been murmuring about girls getting too many advantages.  Echoing mostly from the caves of misogyny, though sometimes threaded with claims of learned research (ah, “data!”), the party line says that out-of-control feminism duped schools into…
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Gender and Pedagogy

- An article in today’s Washington Post magazine looks at the “new experiment” in single-sex classes at the Imagine Southeast Public Charter School in DC.  The headline is unfortunate:  “Separate but Equal:  More Schools are Dividing Classes by Gender.”   Critics of…
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Who Will Teach? Student Voices

- Many great comments continue to come in on my original blog in this series Who Will Teach? Students in Early Childhood Education offer these thoughts on the discussion: Makai Kellogg writes: “Yesterday after leaving my preschool to go to Trinity…
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu


Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu