How Semantics Are Steering Dropout Rates in Education

June 3, 2016
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A recent piece in the New York Times, Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares, has drawn considerable reaction from the education community. I shared my position on edCircuit to discuss the behind-the-scenes semantics of education politics and messaging as it relates to key issues like student dropout rates.

John and I had further comment here.

Listen to the interview!


Vaccines Continue to Be in Crosshairs Nationally

June 3, 2016

A story came out, local to the Nashville area, that doesn’t seem to have received much attention nationally. Again, vaccines are the center piece to a discussion that seems to ebb and flow with each day. Here is what John

Insuring Autism Care Closes Gap

May 13, 2016

Interesting developments in an ever-evolving landscape of care and coverage for so many families across the country.


Study suggests insurance mandates help close gaps in autism care

Children with autism are more likely to get diagnosed and receive services

Reframing Education One Step at a Time!

May 13, 2016

Well my co-author and friend, John McLaughlin, has finally taken the plunge into social media! I look forward to reading your honest and cutting-edge take on education – where we’ve been, where we’re going and how we can carve an

How Educational Leadership Can Impact Students

May 13, 2016

Thought this was a fantastic story about the power of leadership in education from the StarTribune.


How Roosevelt High School principal keeps the students coming back

By Alejandra Matos

Roosevelt’s Michael Bradley: “People sometimes say, ‘I never saw

Winning For Kids!

May 11, 2016

What a fantastic experience for all! Well done everyone! You might also like to check out this interview Dr. Barbra Kurshan, of the Penn Graduate School of Education, had with Dr. Rod Berger about innovation, education and the startup world!

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