Archive | September, 2014

Are States Losing Their Role in Higher Education?

Friday, September 19, 2014


By Dr. Mike Simmons,

Adjunct Instructor, Public Administration at American Public University

“The idea of dual federalism is a well-established constitutional principle. It encourages our federal government and state governments to work cooperatively in solving the enormous problems we face. The states are rightly concerned that over time, the federal government has been encroaching on the governing power of the states.”

Teacher Evaluations and Professional Development: A Necessary Link in Education Today

Friday, September 12, 2014


By Dr. Jose A. Rodriguez
Program Director, Educational Leadership Program at American Public University

Teacher evaluations and professional development are two of the most important duties district and school administrators must bring coherence to in order to increase and sustain student achievement. A leadership dashboard can provide a systems approach to sustain real-time organizational learning and targeted leadership action.

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