Articles: Policy & Compliance

Historic Washington D.C. school transforms into charter

To accommodate the wide age range of its students, the 147,000-square-foot building has multiple entrances and walking routes for student

North Carolina abolishes teacher tenure: What’s next?

Reformers and teachers’ advocates are clashing over a wide-ranging new voucher program and the elimination of tenure-based pay

Teacher prep programs failing, report says

Teachers not being trained for rigorous Common Core standards, National Council on Teacher Quality finds

Student Success Act heads to the Senate

Bill to revise ESEA would eliminate the adequate yearly progress measures of No Child Left Behind

30 states already teaching some Common Core

But education agencies are “struggling” to find resources to train teachers and principals, report says

Texas truancy law challenged

Texas adult courts saw about 113,000 truancy cases against children ages 12 through 17 in 2012—more than double the number of truancy cases prosecuted in the other 49 states combined

Most Common Core states not aligned to math graduation standards

According to a new study, only 11 states and the District of Columbia have high school math graduation requirements aligned to CCSS.

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