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Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 2:04pm
Apart from the sciences, there are few areas as heavily steeped in research as education. But, as Stanford University education professor says Linda Darling-Hammond says, “too often, important education research is left on the shelf and not used to inform policy decisions.”
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 10:46am
Future Ready Librarians expands concepts of literacy—from books to tech to STEM. The initiative also drives the nationwide transformation of libraries, as librarians take the lead in creating makerspaces in their districts.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 10:33am
Advances in interactive display technology expand the ability for teachers and students to collaborate in the classroom as evermore powerful mobile devices are used to share content.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 10:18am
Schools nationwide are under pressure from new state standards to increase students’ writing proficiency. Here's a look at some of the strategies and tools innovative districts have deployed.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 9:22am
Districts across the country are finding ways to turn after-school programs into learning experiences that motivate students and close equity gaps. YMCAs, churches and other community groups, and private companies have emerged as go-to providers of after-school programs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 9:01am
Designing new buildings or retrofitting existing ones to meet standards for natural disasters is an especially complex challenge for school leaders. But building to a more modern code makes a district eligible for more federal assistance
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 3:10pm
Growing evidence shows that well-maintained and updated school facilities promote learning, as well as student and staff health, and help curb long-term school expenses.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:13am
Another group of states in 2015-16 deployed their own Common Core-aligned assessments, adding greater momentum to a national shift away from the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:39am
More than five years after many states implemented Common Core, the impact on student achievement remains unclear—though some states show small academic gains, with persistent achievement gaps.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 06/17/2016 - 11:20am
Meeting students’ psychological needs, improving STEM programs and fueling college and career access exemplify innovative solutions increasing student achievement nationwide. The 24 school systems honored in this round of District Administration’s Districts of Distinction national recognition program found creative ways to raise graduation rates and to build up administrative effectiveness.