Education policy consists of news, commentary and stories that follow legislation and government action in the educational sphere.
Capitalism that Works for Everyone
An innovation economy will produce tremendous benefit and wealth--and both will be concentrated unless we decide otherwise. To extend US leadership in the innovation economy we’ll need to update our form of capitalism.
3 Ways EdLeaders Can Level the Computer Science Literacy Playing Field
By: Dr. Idit Harel. While there is a lot of talk about the importance of computer programming and coding, there is less action -- and funding -- to support it adequately. Here are three ways EdLeaders can begin to change that.
Chinese Scholars Advocate for Well Rounded People and Lifelong Learning
Shifting towards a focus on lifelong learning and well-rounded individuals, China is updating their learning goals and graduation portfolio. The new framework acknowledges that growth is a lifelong process that can be taught and studied, first in the home and at school, and then perfected throughout one’s life.
Ask About AI: The Future of Learning and Work
What's happening in the automation economy? What are the civil and social implications of artificial intelligence? How can we prepare ourselves and the next generation for exponential change? It's time we ask about AI.
12 New Rules: Accelerated Learning for an Exponential World
How can leaders respond to the rise of the automation economy? Here's 12 new rules about accelerated learning and how state and local education policymakers can help.
A Tale of Three States: The Next Chapter
By: Karla Phillips. Each of these states has the same goal: identify the resources, policies and communication strategies needed for successful implementation and broader scaling. Here's where they're at.
Exploring Accountability in K-12 Digital Education
Digital learning is rapidly growing and evolving. In this new policy brief we answer several pressing questions: What factors are influencing enrollment in digital learning? What is the current state of accountability for digital learning? How can we align school leader and policymaker expectations?
Science Teachers Are Storming the Hill, and Congress Should Listen
By: Maya Ajmera. On Oct. 13th, two hundred dedicated teachers from 44 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico convened at our nation’s capital to advocate for STEM education. Here's why congress should listen.
America Succeeds Reports on Education Pathways for the Future of Work
Tom share’s key highlights and findings from Age of Agility: Education Pathways for the Future of Work, a new report from America Succeeds.
Navigating the Changing Landscape of Dyslexia
By: Shantell Thaxton Berrett. One in five students has a language-based learning disability, the most common of which is dyslexia. In a rapidly changing time for dyslexia legislation, here's what you need to know.