Should policymakers have anticipated the problematic consequences of high-stakes testing? Jack Schneider and Paul Reville discuss.
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February 26, 2015
February 24, 2015
In this post, Jack Schneider and Paul Reville discuss the increasingly central role that standardized tests have played in public education for the past two decades.
February 23, 2015
Secondary and postsecondary students should have cost-free access to a personal companion to the school's learning management system, a business to consumer (B2C) LMS that is a private portable profile. The B2C LMS companion would have goal-setting functionality, a cloud-based portfolio system, and links to social media.
February 22, 2015
Test scores and graduation rates are best celebrated as valid markers of improvement if we know how we got there.
February 19, 2015
State funding for preschool has increased by 12 percent, or $672 million, since the 2013-2014 school year, according to a report by the Education Commission of the States.
February 17, 2015
"From my perspective, using a variety of measures, including some selected at the local school level by educators, families and students,is the best way to capture the broad array of things each school is trying to do."
February 12, 2015
Modernization of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was the focus of a U.S. House hearing Wednesday.
February 12, 2015
Data comes to us both "hard" and "soft," and both can help us improve learning and our school climates.
February 05, 2015
The profile of U.S. study abroad is changing. Being aware of these trends can help us understand what motivates students to go abroad, so that we can encourage and support them.
February 02, 2015
Early childhood experts are questioning the value of a new virtual preschool that offers digital learning materials and online access to teachers.