How Budget Cuts Hurt Students and Teachers (And What to Do About It)

Whether you’re a veteran or a rookie in the teaching world, you know that not everyone learns the same way. What works for 10...
Top Resources for Insight into the DeVos Confirmation Hearing

Top Resources for Insight into the DeVos Confirmation Hearing

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)  held a confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos....

Education Policy Post Election

Like so many in Washington and, indeed, around the country, I’ve been processing both the stunning election results from last week and, more urgently,...

Why Title IV, Part A, and the Student Success Factor of ESSA Are Critical...

As music educators celebrate the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), we look forward to increased music education opportunities for our nation’s students.

Title IV: A Win for Student Health

The challenges faced in providing Colorado students with effective health and physical education instruction go back many years.

ASCD Statement on 2016 State of the Union Address

ASCD has released the following statement from Sr. Director of Government Relations David Griffith in response to tonight’s State of the Union address by...

Finding Your Voice at LILA

By Matthew Mingle Have you ever found yourself thinking, “If only members of Congress really knew what it was like in classrooms today . ....

Your Advocacy Need-to-Knows

By Megan Wolfe President Teddy Roosevelt once said, "This country will not be a permanently good place for any of us to live in unless...

House Passes NCLB replacement Bill, But More Work to be Done

Perhaps the best that can be said about H.R.5, the Student Success Act, is that it passed the House yesterday. The bill had been...

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Project-based learning: An evidence-based way to improve social studies

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So how did other countries handle the shift to distance learning?

A new report from NCEE details the actions countries with high-performing school systems took to do distance learning well.