On Dec. 5, 2016, retired D.C. teacher Erich Martel sent an investigation request to D.C.’s Attorney General Karl Racine. In
It is a sad day for equity and opportunity in New Jersey that Governor Christie has decided to overturn America's most important education lawsuit.
Eighth-grade girls outperformed boys in technology and engineering literacy.
ESSA retains the expectation that schools should help all groups of students, but l worry that some educators might think the flexibility about methods gives them permission to settle back into old patterns of assuming that it's okay if some kids will "get it" and some kids won't.
Is the dramatic increase in teen smartphone and entertainment tech use contributing to their academic struggles? It's not the only factor, but it's a critical one.
Making Sense of Assessments: State-level NAEP Comparisons Offer Better Policy Guide Than International Assessments
Let's treat social, economic, and education policies as the innately interwoven drivers of children's school and life trajectories that they are. And let's start putting them all on the right track.
In the STEM space talented, capable students who don't look like we might expect; who may not live in the zip code with the awesome robotics club; whose parents may not be aware that a few bus stops away from their front door a world of opportunity awaits. This needs to change.
NAEP provokes important questions but doesn't provide the answers -- and that's a good thing as long as we're prepared to keep the discussion alive and not stifle it with premature, extravagant, and politicized rhetoric.
The disparities can be revealing. For example, in 2011, 71 percent of students in both Arizona and Kentucky were said to
Something remarkable happened as the cheating case, which dates back to 2005, unfolded. Over the last 13 years, Atlanta students have made significant progress on another test, the widely respected National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), administered through the Education Department and considered the "gold standard" of educational testing in the U.S.
In geography, a test on which students were asked to use an atlas to identify lakes created by the Hoover Dam, 27 percent
IEL Leadership Lesson: Leaders embrace and manage the tensions that are pervasive in their work and help others do the same