Remember the Arab Spring? I recently read something referring to the spring of 2013 as Education Spring, a time when folks started to stand up to the testing and accountability movement.
In some respects it has been chaotic as legislatures and courts push out new mandates under which schools must operate. Given the political landscape, more changes are likely coming.
In the midst of it all stands our nation's teachers. Each and every day they gather their flock of learners and guide them to greater knowledge in a safe, caring, supportive environment. Teachers and their way of life may be under attack, but teachers remain committed to their students.