Recently, the Utica City School District in New York received a grant to extend their school day. One of the reasons to extend the school day was to increase test scores.
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In today's guest blog written by OECD's (PISA) Andreas Schleicher, he says, "It's time for all of us to take the lessons we learned through the crisis and turn them into a sustainable plan to get our young people back on the path to prosperity."
January 23, 2014
When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.
January 12, 2014
Many school leaders aren't just behind the times when it comes to technology, they're blocking the tools that could help students become prepared for their world, and Eric Sheninger has a new book that could help school leaders evolve.
January 09, 2014
When used correctly and with respect, how could anyone hate technology?
July 28, 2013
Blogging is a very important medium in education these days, and it is as much about sharing with one another as it is about getting your own voice out.
June 16, 2013
6 billion people own some sort of technology, which means that digital leadership is more important now than ever.
June 06, 2013
Educators always have expectations of their students but do students have expectations of their teachers?
April 28, 2013
When it comes to social media, teenagers look at privacy in very different ways than the adults around them.
March 30, 2013
Education and learning is so much more than firing teachers and replacing them with iPads.