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Together, We Are Stronger

This National Principals Month, I want to say thank you. Thank you for your strength and stamina in these tumultuous and uncertain times. From the pandemic to politics, there’s no doubt that being a principal has become increasingly challenging these past few years.

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“I Can Promise You Right Now We Will Listen”

The stoic sheep presided above the fray in her latest regalia as down below old friends and new ones broke into intense discussions about the state of education. While it might be a strange sight to outsiders, the woolly mascot “Betsy the Sheep” is a familiar friend to members of Region 7, NASSP’s western affiliates. […]

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News Accounts Tell the Stories Behind NASSP Survey Findings

In August, NASSP released results from the NASSP Survey of America’s School Leaders and High School Students. Designed by school leaders and students, this nationally representative survey explores their opinions on the challenges of leading and learning at school as well as their thoughts on mental health, school safety, and how to better meet the […]

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Arnold C. Cox

Still Learning from a Long Career in Education

After being an educator in Alabama for more than 30 years, mostly working with students of color from low-income families, I decided I wanted to share what I’ve learned over all those years with school leaders who work in similar settings. By this time next year, I should have finished my research for a doctorate […]

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Meet NASSP President Kip Motta

Spend five minutes with NASSP President Kip Motta, and you’ll quickly understand how much he cares about kids. From the compelling way he speaks about the work of school leadership to the way he sees students for who they are and hope to become, it’s evident that his passion for education runs deep. We asked […]

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New Guide Helps School Leaders Who Experience Gun Violence

Twenty-three years ago, 13 people were killed at Columbine High School in one of the first mass school shootings in the United States. Since then, there have been at least 943 incidents of gunfire on school grounds that have resulted in 321 deaths and 652 injuries.

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Five Highlights from Trailblazing Leadership Week

A week of leadership, learning, and recognition for dedicated school and student leaders ends today. Here we share some of the experiences that made them feel seen and heard as they were honored for blazing trails in education.

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