Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.
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December 09, 2013
December 06, 2013
Is your nonprofit making a difference in your community? Are you starting to think about national expansion? Here is some advice from five experts.
December 04, 2013
Indiana superintendent Glenda Ritz says the document shows state officials are planning to remove her as chairwoman of the state school board.
December 03, 2013
The free-market-oriented organization is considering draft bills dealing with school choice and a state records database with academic information on individual students.
November 25, 2013
Video and other materials from the Gates-funded Measures of Effective Teaching study will be opened to researchers for additional studies next year.
November 25, 2013
The implementation of the Common Core State Standards has been a mess and has put these standards at risk of survival. CCSSO and NGA need to select a Common Core Czar to oversee the implementation and grant this person the authority to make needed changes as well as recommend changes in laws and regulations.
November 20, 2013
Teachers are no more immune to a violent climate than a school's students.
November 12, 2013
Assessments don't offer any latitude to students based on their school's climate, but teachers do.
November 07, 2013
North Carolina teachers, parents, and supporters of public schools staged "walk-ins" this past week to protests cuts in public education. The architect of these bad policies should pay close attention and start listening instead of lecturing.
November 04, 2013
The requirement of teachers being "highly qualified" under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has been rendered meaningless by the latest action of Congress. They inserted a "loophole" for Teach For America that basically makes everyone highly qualified when they are not.