Tag: educator empowerment

A colossal lesson – and a way out – for frustrated teachers

Editor’s note: This essay from Shiren Rattigan, who worked in public and private schools for 10 years before founding Colossal Academy in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale area, first appeared in the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Click here to read more stories about teacher entrepreneurship in a new paper authored by a[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill on reimagining teacher unions

On this episode, Tuthill, a former teacher union leader, presents his vision for how teacher unions can evolve in a world with robust education choice opportunity for families who want it. Tuthill’s 45-year history with public education has convinced him that putting education spending in the hands of families provides[Read More…]