Articles: Policy & Compliance

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

The School Choice Movement Marches Forward in 2011

In just the first six months of 2011, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation supporting school voucher or scholarship tax credit programs.

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Reform Broth

Educators should stay focused on what's important to students and help them and their families put the acrimonious public debate on education in proper perspective.

Education Reform Must Include the Arts

Arts education can increase student achievement and improve behavior for at-risk students, according to one study.

D.C. Vouchers: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program has become a ghost town since the Obama administration began phasing out the controversial voucher program. It has seen signs of a revival, however.

Equity and Access for All

Michele Hancock, recently hired superintendent of Kenosha (Wis.) Unified School District No. 1, is transforming all practices, programs and policies to ensure they meet the needs of all students.

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