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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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New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

Teaching students that intelligence can grow and blossom with effort – rather than being a fixed trait they’re just born with – is gaining traction in progressive education circles. And new research from Stanford is helping to build the case … Continue reading

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Deadlines Matter: Debunking the Myth That Standards-Based Grading Means No Deadlines

In the real world the chronic misbehavior of missing deadlines is rarely tolerated. People can lose jobs over too many missed deadlines. They can miss out on first-come-first-serve situations where demand exceeds supply like those popular concert tickets that went … Continue reading

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