STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESSES: Early College High School Programs and Apprenticeships Take Center Stage

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January 30, 2017 04:18 pm

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Early college high school, apprenticeships, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education take center stage as governors continue to give state of the state addresses.

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Alaska, Career & Technical Education, College Remediation, Hawaii, High School Graduation Rates, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Dakota

Alliance for Excellent Education Recognized as Leader in Linked Learning Movement

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January 25, 2017 02:20 pm

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Today the Alliance for Excellent Education was recognized for its work to expand quality Linked Learning opportunities for students in California and across the nation at the Linked Learning Convention in Oakland, California. Linked Learning is a comprehensive educational approach that integrates rigorous academics, high-quality career and technical education, work-based learning, and student support to prepare all students, especially those who are traditionally underserved, to graduate from high school with the skills necessary to succeed in college and a career.

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Deeper Learning Digest: Listening to Improve Student Outcomes

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January 20, 2017 11:16 am

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The Deeper Learning movement is thinking about how to involve more and more educators in the national, state, local, and dinner table conversations centered on teaching and learning, writes Monica Alatorre in Education Week’s Learning Deeply blog. She reminds everyone to be sure student voices are part of the conversation, and specifically asking “What do students think about education, and about how to best reach them, engage them, and motivate them?”

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Deeper Learning, Deeper Learning Digest

STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESSES: Education Transformation and High School Graduation Rates on the Forefront

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January 17, 2017 04:37 pm

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President-elect Donald Trump is not the only executive stepping in front of a podium this month. The beginning of a new year also means that the nation’s governors will be celebrating recent successes and outlining new programs and ideas in their annual state of the state addresses. Governors speaking early in 2017 have focused on education accomplishments, including raising high school graduation rates, and presented areas for improvement and transformation.

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Georgia, High School Dropout Rates, High School Graduation Rates, Iowa, Kansas, Low-Performing Schools, North Dakota, Oregon, State Budgets, Washington

Parting Words: Secretary of Education, First Lady, and President Obama Reflect on the Education Accomplishments of the Outgoing Administration

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January 13, 2017 11:54 am

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Even though just a few days remain before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, members of President Barack Obama’s team have continued to advance the education priorities of the current administration, including issuing regulations and state guidance on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Amid that work, though, U.S. Secretary of Education John King, First Lady Michelle Obama, and even President Obama himself have taken time in their final remarks to reflect on the administration’s education accomplishments and outline the challenges that await the next administration.

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Every Student Succeeds Act, Federal Education Reform