Just a heads up, next week we'll be running the 2015 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.
What lies ahead for education in 2015? Here's my best guess at some of the key edu-headlines in 2015.
Based on reader traffic, Twitter, and our own biases, here are 10 RHSU highlights from 2014.
On Monday, I described the opportunity for a Christmas truce in the education reform wars. Today, I offer 4 concrete steps to achieve it.
Too many people in education have caricatured their opponents and are stuck in ideological trenches. I offer ideas for a Christmas Truce, like the one in World War I.
2014 will end without Congress taking action on ESEA, but we should have hope for 2015. Here are a couple major areas that the new ESEA should address.
It's an easy trap: we see a problem and feel compelled to intervene. The federal government too often errs toward involvement, including with RT3 and NCLB waivers.
In April, Washington State's NCLB waiver was revoked. I reached out to officials and policymakers to hear their reactions and explanations.
Let's evaluate RT3 based on its stated goals and evaluate whether and how it impacts state policy today.
Following the Race to the Top (RT3) competition, I spent a year talking with high-ranking state policymakers. Here are some lessons they think we should learn from RT3.