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Rick and Becky DuFour

Professional Learning Communities at Work

Unsung Heroes

Guidance counselors, sometimes underappreciated in difficult budgetary times, are feeling more respect in their quest to combat bullying.

Paul Vallas for Sale

The non-traditional schools chief teams with Cambium to reform struggling districts.

A Running Start for ELLs

Early learning is key, but some states are not making it a priority.

Principals as Instructional Leaders

But can they do it all? And at what cost?

Transition Into the Real World

Former guidance counselors have created programs that prepare seniors for college and beyond.

Finding a Cure for Senioritis

States and districts are adopting policies to make the final year of high school more rigorous.

Her Own Brand of Education Reform

Unlike predecessor Michelle Rhee, Chancellor Kaya Henderson of the District of Columbia Public Schools works to balance accountability with collegiality.

SPECIAL RECRUITMENT REPORT: Hard Acts to Follow

It’s not easy when the previous superintendent has been a powerhouse reformer. This is the second in a two-story special recruitment report in this issue.

Sally Reis & Joe Renzulli

Personalized learning pioneers say student interest and engagement reveal hidden potentials that are key to achievement.

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