Education wasn't always the hottest topic of the presidential campaign. It took a backseat to Tweets, fake news and name calling. However, there will surely be changes in education because so much is bubbling to the top. Here are 17 critical issues facing education.
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July 29, 2016
We know that Finland is great when it comes to education, and we want to be more like them, but there are at least three reasons why we may never get there.
July 06, 2016
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June 12, 2016
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December 15, 2015
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September 25, 2015
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August 31, 2015
Do tests reflect what students know...or their motivation and test taking skills?
July 17, 2015
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June 18, 2015
John Hattie's new research paper published by Pearson is sure to ruffle the feathers of many, but his hope is that we get passed the politics of distraction in order to focus on the things that matter.