After serving as Chancellor of DCPS for five years, Kaya Henderson steps down today. Here, she shares her vision for effective community engagement, and how she hopes DCPS can sustain it.
Two Fishman Prize winners voice their opinions on ESSA rules that could allow states to use student portfolios, projects, and performance tasks in statewide testing of students.
As states craft plans to implement ESSA, there is much to learn from the ways organizations like the National Council of La Raza engage families and communities on education.
In the Houston Independent School District, a thoughtful communications strategy helps the whole community—from families to teachers to district staff—become more engaged in ensuring students succeed.
If we truly hope to shape schools that ensure “every student succeeds,” listening to the voices of parents and communities will be a vital part of the process.