Education policy consists of news, commentary and stories that follow legislation and government action in the educational sphere.
Recent visits to renowned centers of innovation had David Ross pondering what it means to wear the label "one of the most innovative schools in the world." Here's what he learned made these institutions innovative.
Only 59% of teachers surveyed are confident voicing their honest opinions and concerns, but as Cameron Paterson explains, the rich experience and expertise of teachers mean that their opinions should be sought, listened to, and highly valued.
Many of us will agree that it can feel as though our education system is struggling to maintain an at-best-moderate pace of adapting to the quickly changing world around it. This new guide from the XQ Institute provides strategies to help state policymakers change that.
In this post, we look at examples of state policies grouped by their features of flexibility from time-based systems, competency-based diplomas, acceptance of competency-based diplomas and credits by higher education, flexible learning, state assessments, and innovation pilots.
By: Janice Mak. How can we expand access to computer science education to all students? First, we have to develop and equip all teachers to bring CS and computational skills to their students.
What does it mean for education when we focus on evidence-based vs. research-based? Jessica Slusser breaks down the impact of ESSA on America's education system and shares tips in providing the most effective strategic programs for individual districts.
In the wake of large-scale test score releases (especially those showing mediocre or negative results), political will for innovative educational programs often subsides. A system perspective shift toward whole-child development could stem this trend.