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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

Secretary DeVos on the National Assessment of Educational Progress: "We can and we must do better for America's students"

WASHINGTON – The Institute of Education Sciences today released the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly referred to as the “Nation’s Report Card”. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement in response: Source: New feed

Teach World Language Students to Provide Peer Feedback – Work in Progress – Education Week Teacher

Guest blogger Laura Smiley shares how she uses peer feedback in her French classrooms and the impact it has had on student learning. Read on to see how a simple shift in typical language learning can produce amazing results. Source:

ESSA Progress Report: How the New Law Is Moving From Policy to Practice – Education Week

The Every Student Succeeds Act becomes a working reality in district central offices and schools this fall, but it remains to be seen if new federal law will live up to its bipartisan promise. Source: New feed

If We Could Change One Thing in Education… – Work in Progress – Education Week Teacher

Educators from all over the world took the time to answer my call on social media to share the one thing they would change in education and why they would change it. Read on to see if your one thing

Testing, the Opt-out movement and School Excellence – Work in Progress – Education Week Teacher

As I continue to dive deeper into my leadership learning, it baffles me how certain constructs and systemic issues plague the everyday focus of what school needs to be about, the students. No amount of testing is going to show

Betsy DeVos: A One-Year Progress Report – Education Week

The new U.S. secretary of education faced a steep learning curve when she took office last year. Here’s an issues-driven look at her tenure turning out so far. Source: New feed