A coalition of groups calls for a rethinking of school accountability, releasing a document long on vision but short on details.
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October 28, 2014
October 23, 2014
The regulations are supposed to put teeth in federal teacher-preparation accountability requirements, but have been pushed back again and again.
October 20, 2014
Scott sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, requesting a hearing on the issue before the Office of the Administrative Law Judges.
October 17, 2014
Just 9 percent of districts report having adequate bandwidth to support digital learning and assessments, according to a new survey.
October 10, 2014
The National Science Foundation awarded a $4.8 million grant for the creation of a massive repository for storing, sharing and analyzing digital learning data.
October 07, 2014
A "Dear Colleague" letter released recently by the Department of Education urges states, districts and schools to proactively evaluate how they distribute resources, including educational technology.
October 06, 2014
The president has added a concrete, and ambitious, enrollment goal to his Preschool for All initiative.
October 06, 2014
The Education Department and National Board outline the next steps of their Teach to Lead campaign.
September 30, 2014
The U.S. Government Accountability Office's report notes that many due process hearings take longer than 45 days to resolve, because of extensions granted by hearing officers.
September 26, 2014
An indie video game dubbed "No Pineapple Left Behind," currently under development, offers a satirical take on public school management. Its motto: "They take tests. You make money."