Tag Archives: school

Secretary DeVos Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement on the violent attack at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas: My heart is heavy from watching the horrific events that unfolded at Santa Fe High

Parkland parents who lost kids are running for school board – Education Week

Source: New feed

Here's Who Might Fill Capitol Hill's Upcoming School Choice Void – Politics K-12 – Education Week

With two Indiana lawmakers slated to leave the House at the end of this Congress, there will be something of a vacuum for champions of school choice in the House of Representatives. Source: New feed

Readout of Secretary DeVos' School Visit to Manhattan High School for Girls

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today traveled to New York City, New York, to visit the Orthodox Jewish School, Manhattan High School for Girls. At 10 AM, Secretary DeVos arrived at the all girls school and was greeted by

Students Learn Less When They Sense Teacher Hostility – Inside School Research – Education Week

Teachers are stressed, but taking frustration out on students even a little can significantly hurt students’ achievement, according to a new study. Source: New feed

ESSA: Which States Are Eschewing School Grades? – Politics K-12 – Education Week

At least ten states have plans to create some kind of accountability “dashboard”, which consider school performance on a host of factors, but don’t give an overall score to a school. Source: New feed

House votes to further study school voucher bill – Education Week

Source: New feed

Rethinking the High School Credential – Vander Ark on Innovation – Education Week

Most American youth don’t get what they need from high school. There are lots of reasons –some economic, some cultural, some educational. Two root problems are how we’ve defined the finish line and how we communicate success. Tom shares his thoughts

There Are Wild Swings in School Desegregation Data. The Feds Can't Explain Why – Education Week

The number of districts reporting desegregation cases nearly doubled from 2013-14 to 2015-16, after plunging 86 percent four years ago on the Education Department’s previous biennial report. Source: New feed

Of School Reform, Pyrrhic Victories, and Warning Signs – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

If would-be reformers can find ways to engage with discordant voices, they just might have a shot at keeping today’s big victories from turning into tomorrow’s Pyrrhic ones. Source: New feed