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Karin Chenoweth

Karin Chenoweth is writer-in-residence at The Education Trust, a national education advocacy organization, and author of It’s Being Done and HOW It’s Being Done and co-author of Getting It Done, all published by Harvard Education Press.  Her columns originally appear on The Huffington Post.

April 11, 2016

Some kids tell their parents everything that goes on in school. At least, that’s what I’ve heard. My kids certainly never did. My older daughter, in particular, considered school to be her domain. More >

March 31, 2016

I recently learned that my work has been used as justification by school officials who advocate deliberately concentrating poverty in a few schools. My reaction is dismay. More >

March 15, 2016

In the last few weeks I've visited five schools in four states. Each of them educates large numbers of students from low-income homes and students of color, and each is either high-performing or on an impressive improvement trajectory. More >

March 2, 2016

"I don't think there's a child out there who doesn't want to learn and be the best they can be." Those are the words of Barbara Preuss, a veteran educator with more than 30 years of experience. More >

February 4, 2016

I was lucky enough to speak a few weeks ago at Learning Forward, an organization dedicated to the professional growth and development of educators. It was great to talk with a group of educators dedicated to professional learning. But even better was that two principals about whom I have written a great deal were both in attendance. More >

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