Todd Gazda

Guest Contributor

Stories by Todd Gazda

Staff shortages throughout K-12 education are taking a toll

Openings are affecting student programming and services at a time we need them most

Raising MCAS bar was a move in the wrong direction

Authentic learning, not test-driven compliance, is crucial as we emerge from the pandemic

Finding middle ground in the debate over recess

Let’s recognize the value of unstructured play time

Time to rethink education assessments and standards

21st century thinking requires different approach to curriculum, testing

Policy overload on fixing schools

Education reform faces big disconnect between designers and doers

School funding fix needed

State failing its constitutional obligation to public education

Education must adapt to 21st century

Teacher training and instruction need to change with times

Time for school accountability reset

With so much change in state tests, a fresh start is needed in 2017

Charter narrative gets story wrong

Inadequate resources the real problem at so-called "failing" district schools

Time to put standardized tests to the test

True picture of school and district performance requires more than state assessments

Stop the attack on teachers and schools

It's education "reform" policies, not educators, that are failing our children

Educating the whole child

Schools need the resources to tackle effects of poverty

Replacing No Child Left Behind an inadequate step in right direction

We have a long way to go to rid schools of the toxic testing culture

More charter schools are not the answer

Raising the charter cap would hurt public education in Massachusetts