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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...

Robert Rothman, senior fellow at the Alliance for Excellent Education, discusses the results from the New York common core state test, saying student performance levels can...

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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...

Informal education: What students are learning outside the classroom: http://t.co/HqNQTLtCDN @hechingerreport1h
The Alliance’s @thomascmurray recognized as ‘Connected Educator of the Week’ http://t.co/Bqf2yfCCQn @mytowntutors @OfficialDLDay1h
.@SouthernEdFound Dr McGuire says good coaching and quality feedback are a must for achieving w/ #CCSS: http://t.co/Q6lXVI8w57 #CoreMatters1h
Strengthening #commoncore through performance assessments: http://t.co/QY6afsIZhq. @OHEducation2h
RT @s_bearden: Join @all4ed on 8/28 as @NMHS_Principal discusses digital leadership! Sign up here: http://t.co/em3bdI0E4h #edchat3h
Riverside Unified School District (USD) in CA set to pilot #PersonalizedLearning at five schools this fall: http://t.co/HqNQTLtCDN @RUSDLink3h
Louisiana efforts to continue w/ implementing the Common Core sees a major victory: http://t.co/HqNQTLtCDN #supportthecore #CCSS3h
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/RHp7ez0Tie5h
ICYMI: @FCC releases fiber map showing percent of public schools w/ connectivity: http://t.co/0OnCTOB3Zp5h
'The diversity of the #CommonCore means great things for our diverse student populations:' http://t.co/vYedPWjEpA #CoreMatters #AfAmEdChat5h
RT @thomascmurray: Honored to be the "Connected Educator of the Week" by @mytowntutors - http://t.co/ypOfPHV2QA #kidsfirst #edtechchat6h
Excited to have you! RT @NMHS_Principal: Join me for an @All4Ed webinar on Digital Leadership-Thursday 8/28 3PM EST http://t.co/rMcfT5mmIj7h
Educators, we want to hear from YOU! What #digitallearning apps, websites & lessons do you use in your classrooms, #libraries? #BackToSchool7h
.@SouthernEdFound Dr McGuire on how the #CommonCore genuinely gets to the ‘Core of the Matter’ in edu. http://t.co/vYedPWjEpA #supporthecore7h
Kent McGuire discusses how vulnerable learners stand to win with the #CommonCore: http://t.co/vYedPWjEpA #supportthecore @AfAmEducation22h
.@SouthernEdFound Kent McGuire on why achieving #CCSS outcomes means transforming the edu. workforce: http://t.co/vYedPWjEpA #CoreMatters1d
#Ohio at the forefront of using performance assessments in the classrooms: http://t.co/QY6afsIZhq. @OHEducation #CCSS1d
NEW webinar: “Changing Paradigms for Changing Times” (8/28) ft. @NMHS_Principal & @thomascmurray: http://t.co/zDs75zndau. #edchat1d
@wkrakower @NMHS_Principal Thanks for sharing! Looking forward to having you join us. #edtech1d
RT @wkrakower: Join @all4ed on 8/28 as @NMHS_Principal discusses digital leadership! Sign up here: http://t.co/U7kJ1TSdIS #satchat #edtechchat1d