This post originally appeared in ASCD Express on May 9, 2019. "Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists they become the best they can possibly be." — Rita Pierson While teenagers sometimes act as...

Travel to schools across the country, and you’ll see it’s clear that teachers are working hard and truly care about their students.  Otherwise, they wouldn’t be doing this job day after day. When I walk through buildings and talk with teachers, I hear and sense...