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November 09, 2017 08:23 am
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Want to Implement Personalized Learning? Permission Granted!

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Can two conferences held thirty-five miles apart indicate that a personalized learning movement is growing, especially if they take place in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley? And is there a common message when talking to wide-ranging audiences of teachers, ed-tech entrepreneurs, cutting-edge educators, and district leaders who must confront constant challenges of running a district while envisioning the future of learning?

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Deeper Learning, Every Student Succeeds Act, Personalized Learning
Posted: April 17, 2017 12:03 pm

Under Trump and DeVos, Could Time Be Right to Update the Nation’s Career and Technical Education Law?

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April 17, 2017 12:03 pm
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The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Educational Improvement Act (Perkins), is the nation’s largest federal investment in secondary and postsecondary career and technical education (CTE), but the law hasn’t been updated in over ten years. How are students supposed to get access to high-quality educational programs that prepare them for the jobs of today and tomorrow with a law more than a decade old?

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Posted: April 07, 2017 01:21 pm

Why A High School Diploma Alone No Longer Guarantees Career Success

Builder On Building Site Discussing Work With Apprentice
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April 07, 2017 01:21 pm
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Students in the United States are graduating from high school and completing college at the highest rates in decades. On the surface, these growing education levels seem to offer reason to celebrate. But a closer look reveals a widening income and employment gap between high school graduates and their peers who pursue and complete postsecondary education.

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Economic Impacts
Posted: April 06, 2017 02:16 pm

Access to Arts Education: An Overlooked Tool for Social-Emotional Learning and Positive School Climate

Female Pupil In High School Art Class
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April 06, 2017 02:16 pm
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The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, reaffirmed the status of arts classes as “core academic subjects” alongside English, math, social studies, science, and other content areas.

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Posted: March 17, 2017 02:38 pm

Deeper Learning Digest: More Students Are Accessing Deeper Learning Opportunities

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March 17, 2017 02:38 pm
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According to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress, more students are engaging in deeper learning opportunities under the Common Core State Standards. Students are also increasingly engaging in learning activities that help to prepare them to succeed in college and the workplace.

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Deeper Learning Digest
Posted: March 13, 2017 12:00 pm

Personalized Learning Empowers Students to Take Ownership of Their Learning

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March 13, 2017 12:00 pm
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Riverside, California, has a reputation for forward thinking and has received national recognition for its use of technology. So, it is not surprising that a community that calls itself “the city of arts and innovation” has adopted a pioneering approach to classroom instruction.

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Future Ready, Personalized Learning
Posted: March 09, 2017 03:28 pm

U.S. Senate Votes to Repeal Education Accountability Rules Issued by Obama Administration Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

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March 09, 2017 03:28 pm
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Today, the U.S. Senate voted 50-49 to repeal important accountability regulations under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that were issued by the Obama administration. U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio was the only Republican who voted against the measure, joining all 46 Democrats and two Independents in opposing it.

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Posted: March 07, 2017 02:03 pm

Civil Rights Groups Urge Education Department to Continue Reporting Key Educational Equity Data

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March 07, 2017 02:03 pm
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Civil Rights groups showed an outpouring of support last week for the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), a mandatory biennial survey of schools that measures key equity indicators, such as disproportionate discipline practices and inequitable access to rigorous coursework.

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