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In 1985, actress Sally Fields delivered one of the most-quoted (and often misquoted) Oscar acceptance speeches of all time. After recounting that, more than anything else, she wanted the respect of her peers, Fields gushed, “You like me … you

This 4th of July, as we reflect on the Declaration of Independence, three professional development (PD) truths come to mind that are sadly “self-evident.” Not all teacher PD opportunities are created equal: Teachers don’t always have access to student growth

For all the time, money, and resources invested in professional development (PD), only 29 percent of educators say they actually get what they need to support student achievement. According to a report from Learning Forward, in addition to the $2.6