Category Archive: Education – General

“Stand Up for Public Education” Campaign must include school safety

Posted by on March 19, 2014

Public school superintendents must proactively strengthen school safety and boost their communications about safe schools if they want to convince the public, government policymakers, and the media that high-quality public education can continue to succeed. The “Stand Up for Public Education” Campaign is a multi-year campaign spearheaded by The American Association of School Administrators, the […]

Getting to the Heart of Education- Listening to the Whole At-Risk Student

Posted by on March 3, 2014

My long-time friend, colleague, and former co-worker, Dr. Steve Sroka, shares how to retain, engage, challenge, support, and educate all students: Getting to the Heart of Education- Listening to the Whole At-Risk Student By Stephen Sroka Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all……  Aristotle Many at-risk students in schools are crying […]

A Memorial Day Lesson in Pride

Posted by on May 31, 2010

Veterans know how to teach us something even when they don’t intend to do so. Today I chatted with Joe, a senior neighbor, who enjoys a good conversation.  This Memorial Day, the conversation centered upon Joe’s participation in Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) activities and, in particular, a recognition event to celebrate the holiday weekend. Joe shared with […]

Best of the Blogs in Education

Posted by on February 7, 2010

School safety, security, and emergency planning are critical areas for safe learning environments.  But it helps for those of us in the school safety field to have a broader understanding of the K-12 education community and its challenging issues. As a newer blogger, I am finding a number of top-quality education blogs. My “Best of […]