Continuing our series on school turnarounds, we sat down with Lindsa McIntyre, a fifth-year principal who leads the only high school in Massachusetts to have exited turnaround status. Lindsa shares what she’s learned along the way and the challenges of sustaining success beyond the turnaround process.
The 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday was recently commemorated in Selma, Alabama with a speech by President Obama. Standing shoulder to shoulder with thousands in the crowd, a former social studies teacher reflected on the importance of the moment—and our duty as educators to continue the fight for equality.
Last month, Fishman Prize Winner Michael Towne delivered a speech before the Forum on ESEA Reauthorization in Washington, D.C. With the fate of ESEA reauthorization still up in the air, Michael implores lawmakers to persevere with a new version of the law, and use it to provide students of color with more opportunities to enter and succeed in STEM fields.