The $550 million competition will allow direct federal support to districts working to improve their academic performance.
All Blog Posts With accountability Tag or Category
March 19, 2012
March 08, 2012
Lawmakers in Colorado are looking into strengthening accountability measures for online schools.
March 07, 2012
Marc Tucker discusses the recent GE Foundation grant to Student Achievement Partners to help implement the common core state standards and the feasibility of open-sourcing.
March 01, 2012
I've been so used to trying to persuade powerful people that we can't base good schooling on simple tools of "measurement" that I forgot that truly they don't care.
February 16, 2012
When will we stop worrying about our own organizational fiscal et al condition for a few days and call for united action?
February 09, 2012
Nearly every state had to provide more details on how English learners will have full access to the rigors of the common core standards.
January 27, 2012
The expanded teacher evaluation process required by some education reform efforts takes too much time for too little reward, some principals say.
January 12, 2012
Marc Tucker reflects on how ESEA and NCLB treated the issue of accountability.
January 11, 2012
Peer reviewers are asking the state to more explicitly explain how it will address the needs of English-language learners.
January 10, 2012
After 10 years of NCLB, we should have seen dramatic progress on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, but we have not.