The Trump Education Administration - Candidate Donald Trump has already jolted the education community. As we consider the presidency of Donald Trump, educators are wondering what will happen next, and what we should do now? Join our team coverage of  education under Donald Trump as our hosts seek answers from educators, administrators, and education thought leaders from across the community.

School Shootings: The President Was Right, "Don't Boo... Vote"

Patrick Riccards

Cymerman

Students have started an unprecedented global conversation about assault weapons and school safety.  Now the challenge is to convert talk into policy.

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A Visit from Betsy DeVos: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Patrick Riccards

Cymerman

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos may be one of the most controversial public servants in history. Which raises the question, would you want her to visit your school?  

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Betsy DeVos: What You See Is What You Get

Patrick Riccards

Cymerman

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stirred up a lot of angst in her recent 60-Minutes Interview.  I'm not sure why. What did we expect? Betsy Devos was simply being Betsy DeVos. What we should expect is...

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Our Schizophrenic View of Education Policy

Patrick Riccards

Cymerman

It seems as though we are consistently struggling with our views on education policy.  Who should take the lead, the federal government or the states? Are the standards we set the pinnacle to which we should all strive to hit or the bar below to which no school should fall?

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Gun Violence: The New Public Health Crisis in Our Schools

Patrick Riccards

Cymerman

We are not sure who can or will put an end to school shootings. But perhaps reframing our thinking is a step in the right direction. 

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