The Principals' Office Blog

Speaking Out on Teacher Evaluation

The latest Speaking Out column in Principal magazine examines the current state of teacher evaluation, and suggests ways it should be improved.

FCC Invites Educators to Weigh In on Broadband Needs

To modernize the E-rate program, the Federal Communications Commission is seeking feedback from schools.

Apply by Sept. 21 for $5,000 Sharing the Dream Grant

Fifteen principals will win grants to support global learning projects.

NAESP Office Closed Dec. 20 - Jan. 1

The NAESP office will be closed for the holidays from December 20, 2012 to January 1, 2013. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2.

We wish educators across the nation and their families a restful holiday season, especially as we grapple with the recent, tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut. May 2013 bring healing, especially the families of Sandy Hook Elementary.

Once again, thank you to principals everywhere for your continued devotion to our nation's children.

If you have any questions during the time the office is closed, direct them to (....).

Federal Relations Network Launched

Idaho Becomes Latest State Granted NCLB Waiver

Only twelve flexibility waiver applications remain outstanding.

Department of Education RESPECT

Educator Preparation Reform Bill Introduced in Congress

Duncan Addresses Principals at NLC

Secretary of Education spoke to over 200 educators, calling for support for principals' professional development.

Senate Boosts Funding for Title I, IDEA

Proposed budget includes modest increases to education funding—but the House has to act, too.

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