Tag Archives: education

Tally of misbehaving teacher increases in South Carolina – Education Week

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U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Team Up to Simplify Student Loan Discharge Process for Disabled Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make it easier for America’s disabled veterans to have their federal student loans discharged. Source: New feed

Expanding Pathways to Success After High School, U.S. Department of Education Approves First Innovative EQUIP Experiment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Brookhaven College, part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), is the first to receive final approval to enroll students in the Educational Quality through Innovation Partnerships (EQUIP) experiment.

Why I Opt My Son Out of State Testing – Work in Progress – Education Week Teacher

Let’s start investing in our teachers and our schools and move to those forms of assessment, like portfolios for example. Using alternative assessments as a means to show growth is a winner for everyone and provides a level of equity

To Fix Struggling Schools, Ed. Leaders Must Be Bold – Education Week

When traditional public schools partner with high-quality charter leaders, schools improve for all students, write two Walton Family Foundation directors. Source: New feed

NAEP: Do the Data Show That 'Education Reform' Has Worked—Or That It Hasn't? – Top Performers – Education Week

Marc Tucker argues stagnant scores and widening gaps on the recently released 2017 NAEP results demonstrate the failure of the dominant model of American education reform. Source: New feed

Betsy DeVos Says We Can't 'Spend Our Way' Out of Stagnant Test Scores – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The U.S. education secretary and her four most recent predecessors agreed at a conference that the nation still struggles to educate its future workforce 35 after the landmark “A Nation at Risk” report. Source: New feed

Teenagers Are Skeptical of Praise for Good Effort, Study Finds – Education Week

An analysis of studies on learning mindsets suggests that praising students for effort, rather than for being smart, can backfire in middle and high school. Source: New feed

5 Thoughts on the Teacher Strikes – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

The recent teacher walkouts in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky have not only been remarkable for their scope and success, but have also rapidly reshuffled the educational debates. Source: New feed

STEM Education – Education Week

Federal STEM education programs need better coordination, finds a new report by the Government Accountability Office—the federal government’s watchdog arm. In 2010 Congress created the Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics to review some 163 STEM education programs in