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The Alliance for Excellent Education and the Linked Learning Alliance Invite You to a Webinar Perkins & Pathways: How the New Federal Career and Technical Education Law...

As a child, Amin Robinson dreamed of becoming a firefighter, but his ambitions changed as he grew older. Today, this member of the Class of 2018 (pictured here in his high school...

The responsibility to deliver college- and career-readiness education programs and services has evolved to include an array of organizational partnerships and alliances. Some act...

The economic success of the United States depends on a qualified and competent workforce that demonstrates advanced levels of knowledge and skill. It is incumbent upon the nation...

Equipping all students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education and enter the twentyfirst- century job market is fundamental to the current...

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at Capitol City Charter School in Washington, D.C., February 23, 2017. (photo by Allison Shelley/Verbatim for the Hewlett Foundation)
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The nation’s main education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is a civil rights law that ensures states provide all children with equal access to a high-quality...

Research shows that the International Baccalaureate (IB) program can increase high school graduation rates for students from low-income families and better prepare students for...

On Thursday, key members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee reached a deal on the fiscal year 2019 funding bill for the U.S. Department of Education and several...

What happens when students feel that their voice matters? How does a sense of belonging contribute to student agency and the choices they might make in their approach to learning?...

This blog post is written by Susan Zeig, producer/director of The Long View. One of the most common unifiers of people all over the world is the desire for a good education....

THE GRADUATION EFFECT
Increasing California’s high school graduation rate to 90% would create 3,300 new jobs and save $7.7 billion in health care spending. What would a 90% high school graduation rate would mean for your local economy?
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Governor Bob Wise, CEO of the Alliance for Excellent Education, to Step Down in 2019 All4Ed Will Conduct Nationwide Search to Find Next CEO WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the...

Most people know that adolescents face dramatic changes in their appearance, but they do not know those changes are accompanied by biological changes in their brains too. These...

Highline Public Schools is a large urban-suburban school district located just outside of Seattle, Washington. Of the district’s approximately 20,000 students, 77 percent are...

At the start of my sophomore year of high school, a friend introduced me to a statewide Pennsylvania Youth and Government (YAG) program. “You get to write laws,” I...

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In this webinar conversation with Alliance for Excellent Education President Bob Wise, Raymond, now president of the Stuart Foundation will offer advice and share...

In this webinar, the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) welcomes Dr. Jesse Washington, III, a practitioner, and Dr. Richard Clark, a researcher, to examine...

Join the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) for a webinar and book talk, during which All4Ed President Bob Wise will interview Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, PhD,...

In this webinar panelists will discus the key question behind Andreas Schleicher’s new book, World Class: How to Build a 21st-Century School System. He writes,...

Join the Alliance for Excellent Education and UnidosUS for a brief call-to-action webinar urging Congress to support the rights of undocumented immigrant students. Join...

RT @XQAmerica: Students at XQ Super School @purduepolyHS share 2-min elevator pitches early in their #designthinking project cycle… https://t.co/zQtOGqiqsA10h
RT @teachplus: Many state accountability plans for #ESSA don't do a great job of incorporating the performance of vulnerable subgr… https://t.co/w4kh15Q5tg12h
RT @EdProgress: With the Senate hearing on #ESSA today, now is the time to read this analysis from @All4Ed on how many states are f… https://t.co/GMHKRPyDZi12h
.@SenatorHassan references @All4Ed analysis to express her concern that @usedgov has approved state #ESSA accountab… https://t.co/vBMs4RSmCJ13h
"Some states place subgroups of students front and center, while others make it difficult to understand how those s… https://t.co/CnavPgpZfV13h
When students miss school, they fall behind. Here’s how one group is curbing absenteeism. https://t.co/bOoBc2izQc @ChalkbeatTN14h
Most state #ESSA plans don't provide a clear definition of which schools have subgroups of students that are "consi… https://t.co/YB4CgfM8CZ14h
Only 17 states factor the performance of student subgroups – like African American students, students from low-inco… https://t.co/JMOKl6pVzb14h
RT @afhyslop: @PattyMurray continues to hammer that state plans approved by @BetsyDeVosED conflict w/ #ESSA & may mask the perfor… https://t.co/cEr6uLosXd14h
.@PattyMurray highlights a key issue with how state #ESSA plans are factoring in performance of student subgroups.… https://t.co/xB6v9C8ews14h
“Without properly counting the success of groups of students who have historically struggled in a school’s overall… https://t.co/5RZUNKANpS14h
How states include student subgroup performance under #ESSA matters. Our new analysis shows that 12 states don't co… https://t.co/GgFqjYdUgg14h
There's an important Senate education committee hearing this morning on #ESSA implementation, including how states… https://t.co/wzriR4mteV15h
RT @pdclovell: The Senate HELP Committee planned to discuss ESSA today. I think @momsdemand has a different idea! https://t.co/pIx4ANEaJQ15h
New analysis by @All4Ed shows 12 states don't count students of color in school ratings under #ESSA. Learn more abo… https://t.co/HHeITJNVg31d
"Students do well because they work hard, not because they are smarter." Read the perspective of a North Carolina h… https://t.co/scAYGcTvqi1d
RT @afhyslop: Plus, check out @All4Ed's new analysis of subgroup accountability in state ESSA plans here: https://t.co/4nVmSy5S2g https://t.co/TGU1fyRR8M1d
Want to know more about what’s in—and what’s required by—the new federal law on career and technical education? Wat… https://t.co/tEvV7CRfjB1d
RT @jfftweets: Don't miss 10 principles for high-quality #assessment. https://t.co/4otP6ymiuj https://t.co/8zagdSKtyk1d
RT @linked_learning: Two days until the #Perkins & Pathways Webinar! Join Alliance President @Anne4LLA, @MonicaRAlmond of @All4Ed, and… https://t.co/z5vywUjwpP1d