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 »

 

Are the ACT or SAT Good Substitutes for State Tests? New Study Raises Questions – High School & Beyond – Education Week

A new study raises questions about how easily states can use the SAT or ACT instead of their required high school achievement tests. Source: New feed

What's 'Hot' In Literacy Policy Isn't Always What Experts Think Merits Attention – Curriculum Matters – Education Week

Digital literacy and testing may be hot topics, but respondents to a new survey want more of a focus on teacher preparation and materials. Source: New feed

Few States Want to Offer Districts Chance to Give ACT, SAT Instead of State Test – Politics K-12 – Education Week

States worry that offering their districts a choice of tests as allowed under the Every Student Succeeds Act could make it harder to compare student outcomes. Source: New feed

Trump Ed. Dept. Critiques Idaho's ESSA Plan – Politics K-12 – Education Week

Similar to the other thirty-two states that gotten feedback so far this winter, Idaho has a long list of things to work on. Source: New feed

Spotlight on ESSA (2018) – Education Week

As proposed rules emerge on The Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers and educators are grappling with the impact of the law on data reporting, accountability, and parent and community engagement. In this Spotlight, learn about the key highlights of the

New Hampshire House votes to back $3,000 school voucher bill – Education Week

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Educators, Advocates Chase Political Office in Several States – State EdWatch – Education Week

In Arkansas, Ohio, and Wisconsin, educators and advocates will be on this year’s ballot for governor, a position that will inevitably have an outsized role in shaping education policy. Source: New feed

Florida Clears Way to Diplomas for Hurricane-Displaced Students – High School & Beyond – Education Week

Florida will allow students displaced by Hurricane Maria to earn Puerto Rican diplomas in their newly adopted Florida schools. The decision addresses concerns that students might not be prepared to pass Florida graduation exams. Source: New feed

Building a Shared Vision of the #FutureofLearning – Vander Ark on Innovation – Education Week

Post 6 of our #RemakeLearning series shares discussions from the #EdResearchSummit that included the 10 aspects of the #FutureofLearning. Source: New feed

Professional Learning Is More Meaningful When Done as a Team – Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable – Education Week Teacher

High-quality professional learning is difficult to provide in education, principal Jasmine Kullar writes. Here’s a solution. Source: New feed