Use of Restraint and Seclusion...

May 28, 2018 by

By Christina Samuels – Legislation that would regulate the use of restraint and seclusion in schools has cleared both the...

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Pearson Tested ‘Social-P...

Apr 18, 2018 by

The idea of inserting “social-psychological interventions” into learning software is gaining steam, raising both hopes...

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Illinois Will Step Back from P...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Only a handful of states will still be offering the test in its entirety after this spring’s testing season. Illinois has begun...

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Puerto Rican Students Displace...

Feb 13, 2018 by

The flow of students from Puerto Rico has slowed in recent weeks, but mainland schools continue to take in new evacuees five months...

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DeVos To Special Educators: Fa...

Jul 18, 2017 by

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos drew on a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on special education to renew her calls for...

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College Readiness: Are Differe...

Jan 24, 2017 by

By Marc Tucker – Years ago, the best students were encouraged to take two or three Advanced Placement (AP) courses.  Now they...

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Our Students Can’t Write...

Jan 13, 2017 by

On NCEE, By Marc Tucker My organization decided a few weeks back that we needed to hire a new professional staff person.  We had...

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Why Don’t the Common-Cor...

Oct 10, 2016 by

Should schools teach cursive handwriting? The question is an impressively polarizing one in the K-12 education world. One of the most...

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Test Vendors Weigh In On Futur...

Sep 10, 2016 by

We’re playing a bit of catch-up here, but one of the country’s big consortia of states that sponsors common-core tests, PARCC,...

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Nevada to Recoup $1.8M From Co...

Jul 16, 2016 by

Nevada officials announced Tuesday that a common-core assessment consortium will credit the state $1.8 million as compensation for...

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Major Publishers Get Poor Revi...

Jun 29, 2016 by

Today, the curriculum review website EdReports.org released its first round of results for high school math textbooks—and three of...

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New Test Pitched As Alternativ...

May 30, 2016 by

By Catherine Gewertz – A new test is positioning itself as a non-common-core alternative to the SAT and ACT. Word about the...

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House, Senate ESEA Compromise ...

Nov 19, 2015 by

“House, Senate ESEA Compromise Sails Through Conference Committee” By Alyson Klein  ...

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From Struggling Teacher to Sta...

Oct 19, 2015 by

By David Ginsburg – Has it been a rough year for you so far? If so, I can relate from my early days in the classroom. 2nd grade...

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