In your book, Every School: One Citizen’s Guide to Transforming Education, you outline a game plan for transforming K-12 education at the state level. What does that game plan include?
A few years ago Don Nielsen traveled to Singapore to see how they train and select teachers. He tells us how Singapore differs from the United States.
In your book, Every School: One Citizen’s Guide to Transforming Education, you write about the need to transform three areas of K-12 education — teaching, leadership, and governance. Why those three areas?
In your book, Every School: One Citizen’s Guide to Transforming Education, you talk about the need for K-12 education to be transformed at the state level. Why the state?
How do you see parental involvement being important in K-12 education?
In your book, Every School: One Citizen’s Guide to Transforming Education, you talk about brain development and early childhood education. Share with us more about these topics.
You often talk about student learning readiness being ignored and the need for individualized learning versus group learning, a longer school day and year, and an achievement versus time education system. Share with us about differing student learning readiness and the solutions you propose to address it.
Years ago, you had a meeting of kindergarten teachers. How did that come about, and what took place at that meeting?
K-12 public education is the largest employer in our country, and teachers’ unions no doubt play a powerful role. What are your thoughts about unions?
Right before September 11, 2021, you were planning a very important meeting to develop a leadership institute. Share with us about that.