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August 20, 2014

PDK/Gallup Release Annual Poll on Education

Today, Gallup and PDK released results from their 46th Annual Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. I encourage you to read the report and think about how these findings match your own beliefs when it comes to public education.

December 30, 2013

PISA 2012: Global Lessons on Prioritizing

Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, explores the 2012 PISA results and dives into how high-performing systems are prioritizing their resources in order to be successful.

September 10, 2013

MOOCs Offer Promise for K-12 Talent Managers

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

Common Core Implementation Part of Principals' Evolving Role

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

Degrees, Compensation, and Teacher Effectiveness

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 22, 2013

Achievement vs. Growth: What K-12 Talent Managers Need to Know

In my last blog post, I explained why K-12 Talent Managers should have an understanding of value-added analysis and student growth models. There are many districts across the country using value-added in a variety of ways, but there continues to be a misconception that value-added is simply a measur...

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