Where does the current emphasis on accountability come from? I think it comes from a desperate need for equity and justice – from the awareness that has been raised by the national high-stakes testing of students that there is a very real and tragic difference in the outcomes of poor students versus those that are more affluent.
AEE released their newest policy brief titled “Digital Learning and Technology: Federal Policy Recommendations to Seize the Opportunity– and Promising Practices That Inspire Them”, supporting the increased development and implementation of digital learning initiatives in K-12 education.
AEE released their newest policy brief titled "Digital Learning and Technology: Federal Policy Recommendations to Seize the Opportunity-- and Promising Practices That Inspire Them", supporting the increased development and implementation of digital learning initiatives in K-12 education.
Here's an idea for the edReformer on your list: Stacey Childress's book, Leading for Equity: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It came out last year, but in case you missed it -- it is also in paperback
Carl Dorvil and Group Excellence combine mentoring and high tech tutoring to change lives in Texas and soon nationwide.
This past Friday, the NYC Department of Education Office of Community Engagement launched its Empowering Boys website which serves as a one-stop resource for educators to gather and share resources that support Black and Latino boys in reaching their full potential.
Union days of wielding power may be numbered; techno panels; Bloomberg praising teachers (well, some of them); new education web sites; policy support; training teachers; student progress; community college all the rage; Bill and Melinda Gates put money into completion rates