Tips to get into your Dream College

Tips to get into your Dream College

There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but over a decade covering admissions for The Chronicle of Higher Education, I’ve picked up a thing or two. These takeaways, based More »


Restraint and Seclusion Study Directive Included in New Budget Bill – On Special Education – Education Week

The newly-enacted federal spending bill directs the Government Accountability Office to examine whether the disciplinary method is underreported, and to offer examples of best practices on alternatives. Source: New feed

Mark Schneider Confirmed as Nation's Education Research Director – Inside School Research – Education Week

After nearly four years, the U.S. Education Department’s research agency is at last on the verge of getting a new permanent director. Source: New feed

Secretary DeVos Forms School Safety Commission

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced new details on the Federal Commission on School Safety the President appointed her to chair. The Commission has been charged with quickly providing meaningful and actionable recommendations to keep students

Background check measure on guns included in spending bill – Education Week

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Leaders Who Don't Fear Failure Become Change Agents – Leadership 360 – Education Week

In order for a new kind of leadership and a new kind of school to arise, fear of failure must be conquered and a vision for the change mastered. The fear of failure is not only to be mediated by

Youth Voice is Key to Spark Effective Change

Last week, nearly 70 students from four states visited the U.S. Department of Education, and inspired ED staff to improve the education system in America to work for all students. Source: New feed

We Need Civic Online Reasoning in Our Schools – Teacher in a Strange Land – Education Week Teacher

It’s hard to imagine what could be more important than developing the critical thinking skills that facilitate our students’ ability to discern truth from fake news. Media literacy may be in the standards, somewhere, but it’s not on the test,

Schools Struggle to Use Data to Get Better – Education Week

Experts contend that the K-12 system’s current use of data is too focused on accountability and not enough on daily improvement. Source: New feed

N.D. Districts Can Substitute ACT for State Test – Education Week

The first-of-its-kind move stems from a new kind of testing flexibility in the Every Student Succeeds Act. Source: New feed

Early Childhood – Education Week

Though the Every Student Succeeds Act doesn’t mandate much for early-childhood education, a new report says states are embracing the first funding stream dedicated to early-childhood education through the law’s new Preschool Development Grants. Source: New feed