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Opponents of the Common Core are up in arms about something, but it’s rarely the standards themselves. Misleading information and a lack of facts on the standards unfortunately...

Opinions on the Common Core State Standards are everywhere. This week alone has seen the release of two different polls purporting to tell us what people think about the...

A Baton Rouge judge ruled in favor of a New Orleans charter school group and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Tuesday in their fight to proceed with Common...

After years of arresting students for on-campus fights and damaging school property, Los Angeles school officials are adopting new policies to reduce the number of students who...

For at least the last two decades, public policy related to education equity in this country has been focused on very modest targets.  In the late 1980s, the report A Nation at...

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In a landmark move, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted July 11 to modernize the federal E-rate program with the goal of providing greater Wi-Fi access to millions...

Roughly half a million U.S. teachers either move or leave the profession each year—attrition that costs the United States up to $2.2 billion annually, according to a new report...

Nationally, African American and American Indian students are four times as likely as white students to attend a school where more than 20 percent of teachers are in their first...

At a time when millions of young people are either unemployed, underemployed, or under educated, the need to increase their value in the job market is ever growing. In an effort...

Dear Straight A’s Reader: With schools around the country out for summer and the U.S. Congress nearing its August recess, the Alliance newsletter—although not the Alliance...

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Longstanding concerns remain about students’ access to effective teaching as states gear up to implement rigorous college- and career-ready standards. What policies...

Longstanding concerns remain about students’ access to effective teaching as states gear up to implement rigorous college- and career-ready standards. What policies...

American teachers participated for the first time in the 2013 round of TALIS, which focuses on teachers’ professional context and the conditions of the learning...

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face instruction, usually offered by a teacher in a traditional school building with high-quality digital content,...

Half of the nation’s state legislatures have considered or are considering legislation that could have a significant impact on state- and district-level digital...

Nat'l polls offered up many stats on the #CCSS @All4Ed has another: the Common Core glass is still 35 states full: http://t.co/FpcSEddLCx33m
Louisiana educators move forward with Common Core: http://t.co/JesbBC0gvS #SupportTheCore #CCSS1h
New #FCC fiber map shows school disctrict connectivity: http://t.co/0OnCTOiULh. #Wifi4Schools1h
@mshenderson_mms Good work! If you have other cool #BackToSchool tips & tricks, we'd love to see them! @OfficialDLDay3h
.@SouthernEdFound Dr McGuire: 'It's time the ed. workforce be one that helps students learn to learn:' http://t.co/Q6lXVI8w57 #CoreMatters4h
Arguments against #CommonCore are rarely about the standards themselves: http://t.co/0AgeHzm7Dq via @hechingerreport #CCSS4h
RT @mytowntutors: Great interview with @thomascmurray! Digital Learning Director, @all4ed, Blogger, Speaker #dlday http://t.co/kTZT3maQp9 via @mytowntutors5h
RT @BobWise48: Slap a negative name on apple pie & some will say they don’t like it, even if what’s in the pan hasn't changed: http://t.co/ITpawIh3ER #CCSS6h
How do we achieve w/ the #CommonCore? Kent McGuire of @SouthernEdFound weighs in as part of our #CoreMatters series: http://t.co/Q6lXVI8w5720h
New from @bobwise48: #CommonCore Glass is 35 States Full—No Matter What Nat'l Polls Say: http://t.co/UxdRZpx4zA #pdkpoll #EN2014Poll #CCSS23h
Informal education: What students are learning outside the classroom: http://t.co/HqNQTLtCDN @hechingerreport1d
The Alliance’s @thomascmurray recognized as ‘Connected Educator of the Week’ http://t.co/Bqf2yfCCQn @mytowntutors @OfficialDLDay1d
.@SouthernEdFound Dr McGuire says good coaching and quality feedback are a must for achieving w/ #CCSS: http://t.co/Q6lXVI8w57 #CoreMatters1d
Strengthening #commoncore through performance assessments: http://t.co/QY6afsIZhq. @OHEducation1d
RT @s_bearden: Join @all4ed on 8/28 as @NMHS_Principal discusses digital leadership! Sign up here: http://t.co/em3bdI0E4h #edchat1d
Riverside Unified School District (USD) in CA set to pilot #PersonalizedLearning at five schools this fall: http://t.co/HqNQTLtCDN @RUSDLink1d
Louisiana efforts to continue w/ implementing the Common Core sees a major victory: http://t.co/HqNQTLtCDN #supportthecore #CCSS1d
RT @gatesfoundation: For 4 million teachers, "back to school" means it's time to start making a difference in student lives again: http://t.co/RHp7ez0Tie1d
ICYMI: @FCC releases fiber map showing percent of public schools w/ connectivity: http://t.co/0OnCTOB3Zp1d
'The diversity of the #CommonCore means great things for our diverse student populations:' http://t.co/vYedPWjEpA #CoreMatters #AfAmEdChat1d