Quality Counts Taps into Teaching

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Education Week released its annual state report card last week. Quality Counts 2008: Tapping Into Teaching, Unlocking the Key to Student Success reveals what...

NAEP Releases Data for Urban Districts

"The status quo in urban education has ended, and it's being replaced by progress." That was Michael Casserly, Executive Director of the Council of...

ASCD Author Is Montana Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Steve Gardiner, ASCD author and recently announced 2007 Montana Teacher of the Year! Gardiner teaches English, newspaper, and yearbook and coaches cross-country at...

Asa Hilliard, 1934-2007

ASCD honors Asa Hilliard, noted educator and scholar, who died unexpectedly on August 13 in Egypt, and expresses deepest condolences to his family. Hilliard's contributions...

Calling for New Voices

Want your innovative ideas, perceptions, or insight about education to be heard in a forum recognized locally, nationally, and around the world? Write for...

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What are your professional plans for the summer? Are you looking forward to a particular conference or training, a travel experience that will influence...

Partnering to Provide Formative Assessments

Despite the increasingly prominent role of standardized testing in the lives of today’s students, most school leaders are finding that end-of-year tests and other...

Students at the Center: ASCD’s Whole Child Report

ASCD has released "The Learning Compact Redefined: A Call to Action," A Report of the Commission on the Whole Child. The Commission recommends: Each student enters...

Gear for the Gulf

You may already know about ASCD's efforts to support schools in the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast, but dig this: School districts in Mississippi recently welcomed three...

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