"It's a shift in perspective from a focus on the curriculum and individual teachers to focusing on the collective work of the school," says an author of a new longitudinal research analysis.
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March 16, 2018
March 14, 2018
After decades of sinking birth rates and improving longevity, the U.S. Census Bureau projects that by 2035, older Americans will outnumber children for the first time. That will leave more and more school districts financially dependent on communities with little or no direct connection to their students.
March 05, 2018
The Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness' annual conference here last week highlighted new ways the United States is learning from the United Kingdom both in research development and use in education.
January 25, 2018
Advocates with knowledge of the plan say the Trump administration will propose consolidating the state longitudinal data system program, the Regional Educational Laboratory Program, and the Comprehensive Centers that help out states.
January 19, 2018
The federal Civil Rights Data Collection is a massive, often messy, trove of critical equity information from every public school in the country. This month it's also gotten harder to access.
January 17, 2018
As U.S. educators and policymakers turn more attention to international tests to analyze American students' progress, a new report suggests the Nation's Report Card should be overhauled to look more like those global tests.
December 21, 2017
The equity researcher was an early critic of using standardized tests for accountability.
December 08, 2017
Nationwide, high school graduation rates have climbed for the past five years, but the improvement has been far from equal across states.
December 04, 2017
States have made significant progress in providing public accountability report cards the Every Student Succeeds Act requires, but many states still have a long way to go, according to the latest analysis by the Data Quality Campaign.
November 12, 2017
The findings are likely to add to the debate over single-sex education, as districts experiment with single-sex classes and schools.