Emails obtained by the Associated Press show former Indiana K-12 chief Tony Bennett pushing to change the state's accountability system after seeing one school's mediocre performance.
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July 29, 2013
July 22, 2013
Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.
July 22, 2013
The amendment to the Student Success Act, the U.S. House re-authorization bill for ESEA, prohibits the federal government from mandating teacher evaluations. This should be applauded because the federal government has no business telling local employers how to evaluate their employees.
July 18, 2013
Marc Tucker discusses the role of teacher evaluations in an effective teacher quality management system.
July 16, 2013
The Florida State Board approved a relaxation of the state's A-F accountability system at the behest of state K-12 chief Tony Bennett.
July 12, 2013
California schools and districts will have to track academic achievement of students in foster care as a separate accountability subgroup.
July 01, 2013
Music star Armando Christian Perez, who is helping open a new charter school in Miami, and others rally charter advocates to strengthen community support.
June 27, 2013
The National Center for Education Statistics today released updated data on states' policy changes on accountability, testing, finance, school choice, and other education issues.
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.