The U.S. Secretary of Education has about 18 months left in office and lots of initiatives up in the air, including school turnarounds, teacher evaluation, and an NCLB rewrite.
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March 25, 2015
October 28, 2014
None of the low-performing schools participating in an IES survey took all the steps they were encouraged to take.
October 08, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's new Office of State Support will be housed within the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
June 27, 2014
The winners of the "Innovation School Fellowship" proposed a Montessori-style K-12 school, a blended learning K-6 school, and another design that heavily focuses on entrepreneurship and student engagement.
June 18, 2014
Researchers from the University of Illinois found that parents felt excluded from the process, are distrustful of the school system, and want a voice in closure decisions.
June 16, 2014
A June 13 panel of education officials and analysts agreed that empowering local officials to create their own solutions is often the best approach.
May 20, 2014
We both agree that the change won't come overnight. Beyond that, however, we see things a bit differently.
May 16, 2014
As the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education arrives, a report has been released by the Journey 4 Justice Alliance, a coalition of community, youth and parent-led organizations, which declares corporate education reform a civil rights fraud.
April 26, 2014
Ignoring educational research, these expensive turnaround campaigns begin with the mass dismissal of teachers. This immediately reduces the number of African-American teachers serving African-American communities
March 24, 2014
School turnarounds and new policies for school meal programs were among the issues highlighted at urban educators' annual legislative conference in Washington.