Cajon Valley Union School District: Changing the Culture of Learning to Empower Students Report/Fact SheetMay 30, 2013
This interactive video profile shows how Cajon Valley Union School District in California has paired digital learning with increased support for teachers and students to improve student outcomes, including tremendous improvement in student achievement, behavior, and engagement. This profile is the second in a series of interactive video profiles demonstrating how leading school districts use digital learning to improve teaching and learning
Quakertown Community School District: A Systematic Approach to Blended Learning That Focuses on District Leadership, Staffing, and Cost-effectiveness Report/Fact SheetApril 23, 2013
This interactive video profile provides readers with a real-life, practical story about how district and school leaders are working to improve student learning outcomes through the effective use of digital learning.
ALMOST HEAVEN: West Virginia Becomes First State to Implement “Project 24” as Part of Statewide Education Initiative ArticleApril 22, 2013
On April 17, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) joined with Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, to announce that West Virginia would be the first state to implement “Project 24” as part of a statewide education initiative.
BLAZING A TRAIL: Quakertown Community School District Blends Online Learning with Traditional Classroom Instruction to Boost Student Outcomes, New Alliance Profile Reveals ArticleApril 22, 2013
Located about forty-five miles north of Philadelphia, PA, Quakertown Community School District (QCSD) has seen tremendous improvement in student achievement and engagement from implementation of a blended learning approach that combines online learning with traditional classroom instruction, finds a new interactive video profile conducted by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Public Impact.
TRANSFORMING ASSESSMENT: Gordon Commission Offers Recommendations for Fundamentally Reconceptualizing Purposes of Educational Assessments ArticleApril 08, 2013
The Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in Education (the Gordon Commission) recently issued a public policy statement based on its two-plus years of work designed to “stimulate a productive national conversation about assessment and its relationship to teaching and learning.”
MASSIVE ONLINE OPEN COURSE FOR EDUCATORS: Alliance for Excellent Education and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Offer First-of-Its-Kind Online Course for School District Leaders ArticleMarch 25, 2013
On March 19, the Alliance for Excellent Education and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University opened enrollment for a first-of-its-kind Massive Online Open Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed).