The Hope Street Group blog is written by our board, stakeholders and staff and covers a wide range of topics related to economic vitality and widespread prosperity for all Americans.
It makes sense that if you want to know about how well something is going, you ask those directly impacted by it … right? Unfortunately, in the field of education, and especially in the area of teacher reform, this doesn’t always happen in a very streamlined or productive way.Read More
“If I don’t pass the test, it will make you look bad.” The words stung me deeply as they left the mouth of my former 6th grade student. The dreaded state-testing window was quickly approaching, and I wanted my students to perform well. I was hurt.Read More
When I took my teacher prep courses in the dark ages, 20+ years ago, the only class I took that had anything to do with teaching readingRead More
Unions are professional organizations. They provide services for teachers that cover an incredible gamut of purposes.Read More