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Exclusive: The 29 Experts Joining Forces to Give State ESSA Plans a Harder Accountability Look

April 06, 2017
Source: The 74

State plans to carry out the Every Student Succeeds Act will be getting a second — and perhaps tougher — look. Bellwether Education Partners and the Collaborative for Student Success have...

5 Ways Librarians Can Connect Students to the World Through Technology

April 05, 2017
Source: Education Week

To prepare for life and careers, it is essential for our students to be global digital citizens, connected virtually to others around the world. These connections can be made through digital tools...

States Get Leeway on Naming ‘Dropout Factories’

April 04, 2017
Source: Education Week

A recent move by Congress has quietly opened a loophole that could allow states to avoid publicly identifying some of their high school “dropout factories” for intervention and support. It...

Readers Write (April 3): The costs of ‘clean’ energy, ‘last in, first out’ rules in teaching

March 31, 2017
Source: Star Tribune

Teacher retention is a major issue facing our nation’s schools. The Alliance for Excellent Education (AEE) found that about 13 percent of teachers change schools or change professions every year....

Future Ready Schools Announces Free, Personalized Learning Institutes for Educators

March 28, 2017
Source: EdSurge

Future Ready Schools (FRS), a national project that supports school leaders in implementing personalized learning, is branching out. This upcoming summer and fall, FRS will be offering eight free,...

Supreme Court Unanimous in Providing More Educational Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

March 26, 2017
Source: Edmond Sun

According to information released by the Alliance for Excellent Education, each year some 85 to 90 percent of students with disabilities are estimated to be capable of completing the requirements for...

Every Student Succeeds Act Provides Hoosier Schools with Opportunities

March 23, 2017
Source: Spencer County Journal

Conversely, A or B schools often have issues gaining services for students because they do not meet need criteria. Secondly, according to the Alliance for Excellent Education, “Title II of ESSA...

Future Ready Schools to Host 8 Learning Institutes

March 22, 2017
Source: THE Journal

Beginning this summer, Future Ready Schools (FRS) will host eight learning institutes that offer personal professional development opportunities for district leaders, IT directors, principals,...

Future Ready Schools to Lead Digital Personalized Learning Institutes

March 22, 2017
Source: Education Week

Future Ready Schools will lead a series of eight professional development events for districts looking to implement or grow digital personalized learning strategies, according to an announcement...

What At-Risk Students Really Need to Graduate High School

March 21, 2017
Source: Education Dive

National statistics from the Alliance for Excellent Education show that about one million students who enter ninth grade do not graduate four years later with their peers, and about 7,000 high school...

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