News Update

Education Stakeholders Need Shared Access to Data

Longitudinal data is improving nationwide, but states must also help stakeholders access this data to inform decisions and improve student achievement.

New Study Finds Inequities in State Education Funding Formulas

New state-by-state school finance formula database may offer solutions to fractured systems.

CEP Study Says Skepticism Still Surrounds SIGs

There is some skepticism regarding the effectiveness of School Improvement Grants (SIGs) on the part of those districts that are not eligible to receive them, according to a new study.

Balanced Assessments Emerging in Douglas County (Colo.)

A new Web-based data management system has helped the district launch a balanced assessment initiative.

The Impact of a Principal’s Race

Teachers are more likely to stay in a school run by a principal of the same race as them, according to a new study.

LAUSD Makes Civil Rights Improvements

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

Exterior School Bus Cameras Crack Down on Passing Motorists

School districts add external cameras to increase student safety.

Bus Stop Map App Saves Parents Time

Palm Beach County (Fla.) School District turned to a new user-friendly program using Google maps.

Technology Transformation Sweeps Oklahoma

Transparency, student data and modernization were the goals of Oklahoma State Education Superintendent Janet Barresi when she took office.

New Race to the Top Initiative Invests in Early Education

States have until Oct. 19 to submit applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

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