New research surveys are planned to keep track of teachers' and principals' reactions to major education policies over time.
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September 10, 2014
September 10, 2014
What has all the state-level actvity related to the Common Core State Standards added up to? The Education Commission of the States has some answers.
September 08, 2014
What's the long-term fallout as Zephyr Teachout, an opponent of common core and high-stakes testing, takes on Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary?
August 27, 2014
Two new books out this fall on teaching and teacher policy may reflect a shift in thinking about school reform.
July 18, 2014
To bolster teacher quality, schools systems desperately need to institute variable pay structures that reward educators based on performance and challenging assignments, according to a report released this week by TNTP, a prominent nonprofit teacher-recruitment and policy organization.
July 16, 2014
BookMarks shares two book lists recently published on Education Week's Opinion blog K-12 Schools Beyond the Rhetoric.
July 07, 2014
The potential of technology to personalize learning, to boost achievement and to better equip learners to thrive in college and career is no secret. Yet, to realize this potential, kids must be connected.
June 12, 2014
The professor who beat Rep. Eric Cantor in a primary would not be likely to increase education funding if he makes it to Congress.
May 08, 2014
Based on an analysis of the early years of NCLB, researchers suggest that, when standards increase, as they are expected to with common-core reforms, inequality between higher and lower-achieving students may also increase.
May 06, 2014
Samuel Halperin, a longtime leader on education policy and among the architects of landmark federal laws of the 1960s, died May 6 in Washington.