Articles: Standards

Not Your Mother's Student Information System

Districts demand integrated solutions, in addition to parent portals and mobile access—all while saving costs.

A Call for K12 Entrepreneurial Education

There’s a new petition for legislators on the hill and it appeals for entrepreneurial lessons to be taught in the classroom.

Malloy’s Achievement Gap Crusade

Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed a sweeping education reform bill calling 2012 “the year of education” in Connecticut.

Will the Student Success Act Ensure Success for All?

When H.R. 3989, the Student Success Act, reached the House floor in late February, the controversy surrounding it followed.

Lawmakers Consider Early Graduation Policies

Offering incentives to high school students to complete their courses early is an idea popping up around the country.

Searching for Assessment Vendors

While administrators wait for more information about the Common Core assessments, PARCC and SBAC are developing them, including seeking vendors to write test questions.

Climate Change Is the New Evolution Debate

The decision to include this discussion in the curriculum and how to tackle it has been largely left to states and individual districts.

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