A report from convenings of 100+ experts proposes federal, state actions to address immediate needs and long-term improvements related to assessments and accountability
COVID-19 paved the way for more educators to rethink assessments—here are some important ideas to keep in mind as schools forge a post-pandemic path forward.
Professional development is changing. There are numerous new models: blended learning, personalized learning, culturally responsive teaching, and more. There is new technology: learning management systems, apps, websites, and…
Internet access, electronic collection of student work, and online distributed scoring, for example, can all play significant roles in making performance assessments more manageable and efficient.
U.S. education can migrate to a system that supports teaching, drives learning, and gives all students a strong foundation, according to a new report from the National Commission…
PresenceLearning, provider of telemedicine/telehealth services in education and health care, is launching a free, three-part webinar series for special education ... Read more
While a "new and improved" version of the hotly-debated No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) would still require reading and math testing in grades 3-8 and once in…
When educational research reaches the public through the corporate media, the consequences are often dire, explains P.L. Thomas for the Daily Kos.
Many states across the nation are well underway with the challenging work of implementing the Common Core State Standards, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute reports.
Like many states across the country, Minnesota has implemented strategies to improve mathematics education that include higher standards, greater accountability, ... Read more