School Reform: A focus on Franklin and the Government

So I have been involved in a number of discussions about reform (and by now, I hope it is overly clear that the context is school, and specifically Unit 4 🙂 ).

This morning I hear (and now Unit 4 Facebook) about Franklin Principal Angela Smith heading off to Washington to speak with President Obama on the topic of the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. She and Franklin were recently awarded with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) MetLife Breakthrough Middle School recognition.

That sounds really awesome!

And now I want to learn more about this “reauthorization” act. And the MetLife award. Read the rest of this entry »