school accountability

Education
In this Denver Post story, DPS Board Member Happy Haynes explained the shift this way: Or: What have students learned? ("academic
Politics
The broad realization that business leaders do not hold all the answers had better come soon, because reliance on business leaders in government and public institutions is not arresting the alarming deterioration of our public infrastructure and institutions.
Education
  This post originally appeared on Education Post. As an election issue, education reform may not play especially well in
Education
Sadly, my home state has become a national poster child of how not to do charter schools. Leaders elsewhere should take notice: Michigan's charter school path is a tragic one to be avoided.
Education
Reaction in the state's 1,000 school districts is a stew of excitement, energy, and concern. You'd be hard pressed to find
Education
In recent years, some have begun to question the charter movement's commitment to real accountability. Some have even suggested that public charter schools are more worried about growth than ensuring that all schools deliver a consistently excellent education.
Education
In fall 2016, Jamillah will leave her Head Start classroom to begin kindergarten in a suburb of Washington, DC. Like many of her Head Start classmates, she is a tiny bundle of joy and curiosity; she loves colored pencils and books of all sorts, and adores singing the alphabet song.
Education
If a low-income child is trapped in a school that has been failing its children for years, shouldn't someone in a responsible position act to intervene?
Education
When I visited it was clear that a lot of things had spurred school improvement, but it had all started with a change in leadership. This is completely in line with all the best research -- school improvement almost always starts with a new principal.
Politics
"The waiver guidance issued today says: No Child Left Behind failed, but you can get out of it if you have college- and career
Parenting
The study's authors ultimately conclude that wealthier students are more often taking stimulants during the school year in
Education
What Does School Information Look Like Today? The Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) spent the summer researching
Teen
My high school now takes bullying seriously. Not every school does. There has got to be a way for every school, everywhere, to know this is a serious problem and it's not going away. They have to be held responsible to take action -- real action, not just placating the bullied and letting the bully get away with it.
Politics
That theory, Goldhaber said, is likely false. "We didn't find any evidence that the smarter -- as measured by SAT scores
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A Connecticut school is facing backlash from parents following a controversial school trip that took place last year.
Black Voices
John Santos, the Executive Director of Nature's Classroom, told The Huffington Post that, while he regrets that the Baker's
Impact
Education today is a terrible violation of every student's individuality and spirit. They are all cast in a formulaic worker-bee system designed to increase their value to the nation's workforce. Each student is unique; our goal should be helping them.
Politics
Others (especially reform critics) have made the same arguments countless times before. Yet an emphasis on proficiency rates over student growth is still entrenched in state and federal policy.