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 ...
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June 14, 2013
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 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 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.
May 21, 2013
In a rebuttal to the AFT president's call for a moratorium on high-stakes consequences for the common core, Chiefs for Change calls for holding fast to accountability.
May 01, 2013
The East Baton Rouge Parish school board plans to move 100 gifted and talented students from a higher-performing elementary school to a lower-performing school this fall in order to improve the test scores of the lower-performing school.
April 26, 2013
Marc Tucker examines the meaning behind consumer resistance to mandated school testing.