assessment

Finding New Solutions for ELL Assessments

Current assessments have been criticized because they are said to be unfair for ELL students. Enhanced Assessment Grants are aimed at curbing this academic impasse.

A Call for Technology Leadership

New recommendations urge every superintendent to have a technology strategy—or risk falling behind.

The Price of a Good Education

Do per-pupil expenditures equal school success?

Two Consortia of States Win Race to the Top Funds

The U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $350 million in Race to the Top grants for states to develop new assessments for the Common Core Standards.

Despite the Headlines, College Acceptance Is Not More Competitive

The perception that a college applicant faces more challenges each year may be nothing more than mere myth, according to new study.

Turning Around Schools in Need

A new president and secretary of education bring a new urgency to the task of turning around failing schools nationwide.

Assessment-Driven Programming

Superintendent Joel L. Voytoski

Do Economic Rewards Work?

The jury is still out.

School Shooting Threat

A quick and well-planned response from the principal and threat assessment team is key to resolving a potentially violent situation.

Social Studies for the 21st Century

Changing business as usual with a new map for K12 social studies.

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