Teachers often receive "effective" and "highly effective" ratings on high-stakes evaluations even when their principals admit behind closed doors that they're "very ineffective," a new study finds.
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The site with more than 50 million users aims to make information on student access to educational opportunity more accessible for parents.
March 08, 2016
The districts in Clark County, Nev.; Denver, Fort Worth, Texas; Guilford County; N.C.; Milwaukee; and Shelby County, Tenn., will be part of the specially collected NAEP results in select urban districts.
October 28, 2015
Some urban districts saw statistically significant gains in their 2015 4th and 8th grade reading and math results, while overall, NAEP scores in both subjects either dropped or stagnated nationally.
October 26, 2015
Education Secretary Arne Duncan, as well as those representing states and school districts, discussed proposals to improve assessments amid debate about "overtesting" at a panel in Washington.
October 05, 2015
The National Association of Secondary School Principals says Alan Tenreiro has worked hard to "ensure each student in his school is known and well served."
August 18, 2015
A new poll from Education Next also revealed slipping public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but backers of those policies continue to outnumber opponents.
December 31, 2014
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December 19, 2014
Citing concerns over technological readiness, LA Superintendent Raymond Cortines has asked the state Superintendent of Public Instruction Thomas Torlakson not to use the district's students' test scores on new Smarter Balanced tests for "high stakes accountability purposes."
November 25, 2014
One New Jersey high school has canceled midterms and final exams in an effort to cut back on the time students spend taking tests.