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The U.S. Department of Education announced preliminary rules on Tuesday requiring states to develop rating systems for teacher preparation programs that would track a range of...

This blog was written by Tom Murray, the state and district digital learning director for the Alliance for Excellent Education. It originally appeared on SmartBlogs.com On...

Texas’ State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh — capping months of outcry over...

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...

Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is expected on Monday to propose a 62 percent increase in the amount of money the agency spends annually to wire...

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Appearing with President Obama and more than 100 district school superintendents at a White House convening, Alliance for Excellent Education President Bob Wise today announced a...

On November 17, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed a $1.5 billion permanent increase in the annual E-rate spending cap, as well as a series of...

Republicans picked up eight seats in the U.S. Senate on election night to take control of that chamber for the first time since 2006 and expanded their control in the U.S. House...

A report released October 28 by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) suggests that state criminal justice reform would free up millions of general fund dollars that...

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Are we really listening to the voices of those who go through our educational system or are we excluding them from the debate? Classroom teacher and author, Pernille...

On November 10, 2014 the Alliance for Excellent Education and Washington Partners, LLC hosted a webinar on the impact of the 2014 election results on federal education...

This webinar discusses the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1998 to protect the online privacy of children....

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...

This #Thanksgiving, we celebrate the disruptive innovations which fuel progress in our #schools: http://t.co/M4WgDya3Rv2h
College & career readiness are vital! We’re thankful for the educators who put a focus on student preparedness: http://t.co/TTbdHsM4Fp4h
Today, we are thankful for many things, including the #students voice: http://t.co/IFQLve6ENM #Thanksgiving5h
On #Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for the over 1,000 superintendents who took the #FutureReady pledge. http://t.co/sHFuVCl7tC6h
EdTech 10: Goes Good with Turkey http://t.co/mgE2YbOugh #elearning #edreform via @betamiller8h
Why we need the @FCC to help us overcome the status quo: http://t.co/DggQgDKzoO. #equality23h
.@JHUeducation’s Calderón: Rigorous curricula of #CCSS will help ELL students be to successful: http://t.co/Gr7ziMYn9t #CoreMatters #ELTchat1d
RT @NEAToday: Experts say deeper learning "is the only way to get students ready for success in the modern world." http://t.co/Gjr4p98lSg #edchat1d
RT @AEIeducation: Want to learn more about #ruraleducation? This post from @smarick gives "a flavor of the big stuff" in rural ed: http://t.co/1wOmYIpKDn1d
"Connectivity is King." @thomascmurray gives us 7 takeaways from ConnectED to the Future http://t.co/PnOIVM3KNW #FutureReady @OfficeofEdTech1d
RT @DaisyDyerDuerr: Characteristics of Engaged Learners Vs Disengaged learners (Infographic) http://t.co/8xFJtd7Rbc1d
Seven States Put on #NCLB Waiver-Renewal Fast Track: http://t.co/mdpvpElXYc #edchat @usedgov @educationweek1d
Student from Dysart reflects on the #edtech tools she uses for learning: http://t.co/FH2i3nrM1e #DLDay1d
.@kathleencushman: 10 Ways to Deepen Learning: http://t.co/n19SU8QT5F #DeeperLearning #edchat @deeperlearning1d
RT @thomascmurray: Have you seen the Future Ready Schools Website? Check it out! http://t.co/vmGihvEcQV @All4Ed @OfficeofEdTech #futureready1d
Dept. of Education Unveils Preliminary Rules to Improve Teacher Preperation: http://t.co/EeqPQrzWPN #edchat @usedgov @arneduncan1d
How can teachers best reach #ELL students using the #CCSS? @JHUeducation’s Margarita Calderón discusses http://t.co/Gr7ziMYn9t #CoreMatters1d
.@thomascmurray discusses '7 takeaways from ConnectED to the Future:' http://t.co/PnOIVM3KNW #FutureReady #internet4schools @OfficeofEdTech1d
RT @thomascmurray: 12 Tech-Savvy Educators' Favorite Apps - http://t.co/0nAX9V9px8 #edchat #edtechchat @All4Ed1d