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What’s in the New Hampshire Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan?

Under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states have more flexibility in reporting, goal setting, and identifying struggling schools, reported the Concord Monitor. The ESSA replaced No Child Left Behind, and New Hampshire has released its draft plan to … Continue reading

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What are the candidates saying about education? Join the discussion May 26 to find out!

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (UTC-5:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) You’re invited to participate in a one of a kind ISTE sponsored Presidential Forum hosted by the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) on Thursday, May … Continue reading

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US Department of Education Begins Transition to ESSA

Now that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is signed into law, the next step is the United States Department of Education (ED) issuing guidance and regulations. (For more on what’s included in ESSA, click here.) ED has started the … Continue reading

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Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven’t Noticed

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening. A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Get Rid of Education’s Sacred Cows

Education Needs More Questioning Practitioners It used to be that when I attended events with people outside the education tribe and told them what I did for a living, they would smile and say something like, “Education, that’s such an … Continue reading

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Education as a Public Good

by Tom Vander Ark This fall, about 50 million students will return to American public schools. That will include three million students attending more than 7,100 public charter schools. While it’s hard to count, a couple million of these students … Continue reading

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Policy Report: Low Impact ‘Distractors’ Weakening Education

Forget about longer school days; forget about performance pay; forget about smaller class sizes, teacher professional development, or — gasp! — technology as a magic potion. According to an Australian education expert, these are all distractors that have only incremental … Continue reading

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