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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, in a brief visit to Los Angeles on Tuesday, met with newly installed L.A. Unified Supt. Ramon C. Cortines to talk about local technology...

The New York State Board of Regents gave initial approval to a major change to high school graduation requirements on Monday, allowing students to earn their diplomas with one...

The following blog post is another in the Alliance’s “Core of the Matter” blog series focusing on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and struggling...

In a weekend editorial for The Washington Post, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed how necessary it is that high-quality” standardized testing measure up and meet...

In 2010, Kentucky faced a situation common to many states: its students were passing courses and scoring high on state tests, but evidence from other sources, including ACT scores...

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On October 16, the Alliance for Excellent Education hosted a major event on a broader vision of accountability to support higher and deeper levels of learning for all students as...

On October 15, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) announced a new partnership to evaluate and improve the quality...

While the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have drawn opposition in some states, school district leaders continue to believe in them, saying that the CCSS in math and English...

Released earlier this month, two new reports from the Alliance for Excellent Education examine how an educational approach called “Linked Learning” is increasing high school...

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Schools are moving rapidly to embrace school models and supportive new technology that are better suited for success in today’s world. When modern technology is...

Please join the Alliance for Excellent Education for a webinar focused on a broader vision for accountability to support higher and deeper levels of learning for all...

Highly effective educators know what deeper learning is; it is rich core content, delivered in engaging ways that allow students to learn and apply their learning and...

This webinar will explore the concept of “classrooms without walls” and ways to address the needs of the nation’s current learning culture in which a variety of...

Evidence suggests that Linked Learning students are more likely than their peers at traditional high schools to graduate and enter postsecondary education. Panelists...

Know a school that exemplifies excellence in #digital learning? Nominate them by Nov 10 to share their story: http://t.co/u14USlvqmn #DLDay8h
Reminder— #DLDay 2015 is March 13th. Join us: http://t.co/1qmSauNr4i http://t.co/AUzRck6b1Q9h
Tonight at 8 PM ET, a panel of educators discuss #FutureReady: http://t.co/usNp5dAy2o. #edchat12h
#Internet4schools matters for every student. Educators, tell @FCC why you need internet for your classroom.12h
You're Invited: Free #Webinar Hosted by @OfficeofEdTech to discuss #FutureReady: http://t.co/usNp5dAy2o via @KleinErin14h
Looking forward to the webinar (1 week away!) on COPPA compliance featuring @MCWALZ & @thomascmurray! 10/29 @ 2pm ET: http://t.co/NpvQop9DSi15h
#CommonCore is an opportunity to enhance education equality, especially for ELL learners: http://t.co/XWfweQ5zCw #ELTchat #CoreMatters15h
@RoadrunnerPrin Thanks for sharing this quote with your network, Beth. Have a wonderful day. :)15h
RT @RoadrunnerPrin: So true @All4edProject24: The barrier is no longer the device, it’s the connectivity. @tvanderark #internet4schools"15h
RT @CarriSchneider: Modern Policy for Modern Learners - New report from @Getting_Smart http://t.co/o3RYmMwjtx #internet4schools #CommActUpdate #CE1415h
@writin4change Great video!!!15h
RT @AngelaMaiers: Join @KleinErin & @OfficeofEdTech Webinar 8 pm EDT tonight on #futureready schools & classrooms. http://t.co/KH0WWK56bs #edchat15h
RT @TerriThinks: Letter: It is teachers, not budgets or buildings, that turn out good students http://t.co/dy3k9GPOj4 via @insidenova @apsvirginia #MSMS15h
RT @rkiker: @FCC @All4Ed #Internet4Schools allows for the growth of flexible competencies with media rich strategies - Please connect all schools!15h
.@usedgov Secretary @arneduncan meets with new @LASchools Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines: http://t.co/rZd1DHr6Tg @latimes #edchat15h
RT @MrThomJackson: What #educators & administrators need to know about #privacy & protecting student #data from @all4ed http://t.co/I6I4DEJUfY #eddata16h
What are #FutureReady Schools and Classrooms? via @OfficeofEdTech http://t.co/Gy4asEoDnm17h
.@NYCCouncil slated to examine student diversity in the city’s public schools: http://t.co/rZd1DHr6Tg @nytimes #equity17h