Articles: Policy & Compliance

Education Platforms for America

The Democratic national education platform, just released in September, calls for a strong public education with publicly-funded programs. The Republican national education platform calls for more consumer choice.

Turning Around Kentucky

This turnaround expert has used formative assessment (and common sense) to raise achievement in three districts in six years.

Unsung Heroes

Guidance counselors, sometimes underappreciated in difficult budgetary times, are feeling more respect in their quest to combat bullying.

Paul Vallas for Sale

The non-traditional schools chief teams with Cambium to reform struggling districts.

Michigan Education Achievement Authority

John Covington talks about the new organization to improve the lowest-performing 5 percent of schools in Michigan.

Is Your District Prepared for Sequestration?

UPDATE: Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.

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