February 11, 2011 05:06 pm
The 7th Annual AP Report to the Nation from College Board. This report examines the changes in student participation in Advanced Placement courses over time, and shows more high school students, including underrepresented or minority students, are excelling in college-level subjects compared with their counterparts 10 years ago.
The Rise of K-12 Blended Learning from the Innosight Institute. According to this study, blended learning has the ability to transform education but if certain guidelines and practices aren’t ensured, it could become just another add-on to an archaic system on its way out.
State Teacher Policy Yearbook from the National Council on Teacher Quality. This resource provides an updated-for-2010 review of state laws, rules and regulations that identifies each state’s policy priorities for ensuring that all students have effective teachers.
Interim Analysis of the 2011 State of the State Addresses from the National Governors Association. This report finds that some governors are proposing major redesigns of their education systems in their annual state of the state addresses.