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 »


U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Visits the Netherlands

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Response: "Unlocking the Common Core" With English Language Learners – Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo – Education Week Teacher

Kevin Jepson, Elizabeth Iwaszewicz, Dr. Heidi Pace, Cathy Beck, Gayle Westerberg and Julie Goldman contribute their thoughts on how English Language Learners can meet the Common Core Standards. Source: New feed

The Three Question Interview – Career Corner – Education Week

Most interviews begin with a time-wasting question such as: “Tell us something about yourself.” Why? As the interviewer, you have the candidate’s resume, cover letter, and some other documents like a portfolio, reference letters or surveys, transcripts, and test scores.

ESSA: Your Key Questions, Answered by Experts (Video) – On Air: A Video Blog – Education Week

Following a virtual summit on ESSA where they answered audience questions, Education Week’s experts sat down to give an overview of different aspects of the law, including teacher effectiveness and assessment. Source: New feed

APNewsBreak: GOP candidate would replace teacher evaluations – Education Week

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Alternative High Schools: A Call for Better Accountability – High School & Beyond – Education Week

States must figure out new, fairer ways of holding alternative high schools accountable for graduation, a new study argues. Source: New feed

8 Common Public Service Loan Forgiveness Mistakes

If you are employed full-time by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able Source: New feed

New Chief at the Chief State School Officers – Vander Ark on Innovation – Education Week

An introduction to the new chief over at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), Carissa Moffat Miller and her thoughts about the new normal in education and projects the CCSSO team is hard at work on. Source: New

Advocates Debate Charter Schools' Performance, Diversity With Lawmakers – Politics K-12 – Education Week

Witnesses discussed charters’ academic performance, whether they contribute to segregation in education, and whether they’ve been held properly accountable at a June 13 House education committee hearing. Source: New feed

After 1,155 Hours Together, a Teacher's End-of-Year Letter to Her Students – Education Week

As the school year comes to a close, Krystal Centinello tells her tattletales, class clowns, and daydreamers what they’ve taught her. Source: New feed