Professional Development We Can Advocate For

As someone who is always striving to design more effective professional learning, I’m overjoyed when I have an experience that helps me to further...
Know the Law: Immigrant Children and K-12 Education

Know the Law: Immigrant Children and K-12 Education

Millions of children who are immigrants or children of immigrants in the United States may be coming to school uncertain of what the future...
How to use your voice to advocate for education in 2017

Coming in Loud and Clear: Using Your Voice to Advocate for Education in 2017

The metaphor of public education as a factory is a common trope. In an industrial model, schools are factories designed to mold students into...

ASCD Responds to President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address

Tonight in his State of the Union address, the President outlined an opportunity agenda to help people, and especially children, achieve the American dream....

A December Roundup from ASCD’s Education Policy Pros

While most schools are out for winter break, news on the education policy front continues to evolve. ASCD’s policy team shares the latest policy...

U.S. PISA Scores Plateau, Incline on the Horizon?

U.S.  students posted average scores in reading and science and below-average scores in math on the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an...

A November Roundup from ASCD’s Education Policy Pros

As the school year marches on, the education policy front continues to evolve. ASCD's policy team shares the latest policy news with you here...

PARCC Releases Additional Sample Items and Looks for Educator Feedback

On November 6, 2013, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) common assessment consortium released a second set of sample...

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To Build Strong Student-Teacher Bonds, Keep Class Size Small

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By Sam Rhodes & Christopher R. Gareis All students can learn.  It’s a clear enough statement, and one that few would debate. Yet we abandon...