Articles: Policy & Compliance

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.

Redesigning high school for global economy

Manor New Tech High and Pathways in Technology Early College High School bringing college-level instruction into classrooms

MOOCs go to K12: Higher ed trend expands to high schools

Among the most obvious ways that MOOCs can benefit high school students is by offering courses that would not normally be available

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