By: Jamie Merisotis. The shift in postsecondary credentialing and the needs of the 21st-century workforce will revolutionize higher education, and colleges and universities have vast potential to be positive agents of this change.
In December 2015, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Here is a breakdown of what that act means and how states can begin to prepare for it.
From reports that highlight district transformations to organizations making it easy to advocate for better student access to high-quality learning, this week’s top ten news stories offer more than one opportunity to engage with information and to take action!
Karla Phillips has spent many years encouraging high expectations for all children. However, as the mom of a special needs daughter, she also realizes the need to see all children with limitless potential as we continue the legacy of advocates helping students with special needs fulfill dreams.
These heartfelt words from Student X will shake you to your teaching core, motivate you to ex-out any negativity and constantly inspire you to bring your “A” game to the classroom.
The passage of ESSA marks the end of standards-based reform and the rise of maker is a sign of more student learning and personalized learning.
There was a call for a new approach to education reform--that acknowledges a shared commitment to education opportunity across party lines and ideologies--that was palpable among the participants in three days of activities at ExcelinEd’s 2015 Summit on Education Reform.