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#MASSPchat 4/25 - Building Trust Between Teachers and Administrators

The Topic:
Building a trusting relationship is a two-way street that takes time. Both parties must make a concerted effort to earn mutual trust through conversations, shared vision, and a partnership focused on success for all.

Bob Kefgen's picture

This Week in Politics in 5 Sentences (or Fewer)

The Senate Education Committee had a packed house this week as they took up a pair of controversial issues—the most concerning of which for Principals is a bill that would replace Michigan's current ELA and mathematics content standards with the 2008-2009 Massachusetts contents standards.'s picture

#MASSPchat 4/18 - Assessment Wrap-up

The Topic:
With State testing 2016 almost in the books lets talk about the good, the bad and the ugly… What are your complaints about anything testing related? What improvements would you suggest? What actually went better than expected? Lets also talk about your wish list for the future in terms of the State assessment.

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What is the "AP Advantage"?

Advanced Placement is considered to be a valuable asset by most schools that are involved in it. Offering the courses, recruiting students into the courses, recruiting students to take the exams – these are considered important. Even scholarly detractors consider AP to be one of the most significant brand names in American education (Sadler & Tai, 2006). But to what extent does AP offer unique benefits that contribute to student success in college? This has been a matter of discussion among researchers for several years.