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2008 Editorials

2008 Editorials

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  • To Reauthorize or Not to Reauthorize NCLB
    NASSP NewsLeader Editorial
    February 2008
    Secondary school leaders cannot sit on the sidelines as the NCLB reauthorization process intensifies. We all must aggressively promote the necessary modifications to NCLB and the necessary funding to ensure the full implementation of the law.
  • In the Age of Technology, Shift Happens
    NASSP NewsLeader Editorial
    April 2008
    The future calls us to prepare students who are imaginative, creative, and entrepreneurial. Yet, ironically, NCLB forces us to judge our schools on minimal technical proficiencies.
  • State of the Union Misses the Mark on Education
    NASSP NewsLeader Editorial
    March 2008
    While much time was spent on important issues such as the war on terrorism and the economy, only in passing did President Bush mention one other essential element to our nation’s future—education—in his final State of the Union address.
  • Promoting Principal Excellence
    NASSP NewsLeader Editorial
    January 2008
    As Congress works to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act, it could take an important step forward by supporting proposals that help set higher standards for principals and improve pay for effective leaders, particularly those who work in high-need schools.
  • An Open Letter to President-Elect Obama
    NASSP NewsLeader Editorial
    December 2008