Tag Archives: education

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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,

Nebraska to use new computer-adaptive tests – Education Week

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Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on FY19 Budget

Chairman Cole, Ranking Member DeLauro and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for the Department of Education. This budget sharpens and hones the focus of our mission:

A Continued Defense of Evidence in Education Policymaking – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

Katharine Strunk and Josh Cowen close out a week of guest blogging by making the case that research matters in education policymaking. Source: New feed