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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...

Great language development is essential for the #CommonCore more robust set of standards: http://t.co/XWfweQ5zCw #CoreMatters #gr8teacher2h
“All teachers are language teachers.” Hakuta/Zwiers of @ELLStanford talk language & #CCSS in our #CoreMatters series: http://t.co/XWfweQ5zCw5h
Thanks for joining us today to chat about progress in #internet4schools! #eRate6h
RT @BobWise48: Thank you for joining me and @Getting_Smart @tvanderark for @All4Ed webinar on the important issue of improving #internet4schools.7h
NY State Regents sign off on jobs-oriented diploma requirements: http://t.co/CY80FIqFyf #CareerPathways #LinkedLearning #edchat8h
Hakuta & Zwier: Students need to develop their oral language for college, career, and life. http://t.co/XWfweQ5zCw #corematters @ELLStanford9h
RT @OfficialDLDay: Special ed teachers can teach us a lot about blended and personalized learning - @tvanderark #internet4schools9h
RT @All4edProject24: The old silos that existed when Telecommunications Act was redone in 1996 don’t exist anymore. @tvanderark #internet4schools9h
.@tvanderark: #CommonCore has created a national platform for innovation, it unleashes teacher innovation' #internet4schools @Getting_Smart10h
.@tvanderark: Teachers deserve the same blended and competency based learning as their students #internet4schools #edchat @Getting_Smart10h
RT @OfficialDLDay: There’s no reason today that EVERY CHILD shouldn’t have access to every AP course, STEM, career courses. - @tvanderark #internet4schools10h
RT @Getting_Smart: Role of Libraries? "We are going to have to rely on local partnerships to give ALL connectivity." @TVanderArk #Internet4Schools10h
@EdProgress Thanks for sharing!10h
RT @EdProgress: Gov. @BobWise48 says KY’s results provide strong endorsement for #CommonCore via @All4Ed http://t.co/ZQhLTjBAi8 #forthecore10h
@tvanderark: Schools need to ensure every student has a connected device so learning can continue from home #internet4schools @Getting_Smart10h
.@tvanderark: connectivity is promoting individual learning and adaptive learning. http://t.co/SCxnf9Vm1G #internet4schools #edtech10h
RT @Getting_Smart: Here we go! Tune in to the live event w/@BobWise48 of @All4Ed & @tvanderark on #CommActUpdate http://t.co/bb5pbhgRm710h
RT @thomascmurray: Join @Bobwise48 & @tvanderark NOW for a webinar on importance of high-speed broadband and #edtech. http://t.co/aGIvSlFVrV @All4Ed10h