The National Center for Education Statistics today released updated data on states' policy changes on accountability, testing, finance, school choice, and other education issues.
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June 27, 2013
June 14, 2013
Guest post by Zac Chase In his essay "I - Thou - It," David Hawkins describes the triangular relationship between the teacher, the student and the content of learning. He refers to that final piece as the "It" of education -- the larger themes of a unit and the key principles a school espouses and ...
June 11, 2013
Test results from Texas and Florida released in early June show flat results on many tests, but improvement on some.
June 10, 2013
The nation's most ELL-rich school district continues to roll out its latest plan to raise achievement for students who are still learning English.
June 07, 2013
A pair of measures introduced in Congress encourage the use of "adaptive" testing, exams that respond to student answers to gauge the performance level.
June 06, 2013
More schools would be held accountable for the performance of English-learners under the provisions of a bill to reauthorize the federal education law.
May 29, 2013
A group designing tests to go with the common-core online assessments has released practice tests for students, teachers, and parents.
May 28, 2013
At the Mission Hill School in Boston, teachers decide which ways to assess their students, and why. Educator Kim Farris-Berg imagines what it would like like if all teachers across the country were similarly trusted.
May 23, 2013
Marc Tucker argues that the country is very unlikely to match the performance of the top-performing countries without major changes to its system of education governance.
May 21, 2013
A bill from a Texas senator would create a special state-run district to take over low-performing schools.