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September 23, 2014
September 19, 2014
Did you know that people who believe they can develop their basic abilities have higher motivation and achievement than those who believe those qualities are fixed?
July 21, 2014
The San Jose, Calif.-based charter management organization is rethinking its rapid-growth strategy, tabling plans to open schools in Texas as well as talks to open shop in Indianapolis and New Orleans.
December 19, 2013
A year ago, there were two of us at Edthena. Last night, there were four of us here in San Francisco at our first holiday-party-type get together.
September 10, 2013
The New York Times called 2012 the "Year of the MOOC," or Massive Online Open Courses for those of us just learning the lingo. The Society of Human Resource Management recently featured a large article in their August issue on the future of MOOCs. And, the headline of an article in TIME Magazine las...
August 20, 2013
This following guest post was written by Dr. Jared Bigham, the Director of College & Career Readiness with Tennessee SCORE, the State Collaborative on Reforming Education. He is a former elementary and high school principal in Tennessee. For more information on his work, you can follow him on Twitte...
April 04, 2013
While researching compensation data last week, I stumbled upon some interesting information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics about the relationship between degrees, earnings, and employment. It is no surprise to see in the chart below that educational attainment is a strong predictor of employmen...
February 08, 2013
Denette Kolbe, Assistant Director of Schools in the Putnam County School System in Cookeville, Tennessee contributed to this post. Denette has been an educator for 19 years as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, and Data & Accountability Supervisor at the district level. Denette is ...
January 15, 2013
More than 6,000 charter schools serve 2.3 million students across the U.S., according to new data released by the national charter schools organization.