Wednesday, November 25, 2020

3 Ways to Advocate for Rigor in Your School

Written by Barbara R. Blackburn Author's Note: A special thank you to Robert Blackburn and Ron Williamson for their...

Advocating for a Truly Equitable Education System

By David Griffith Predominately white school districts receive $23 billion more than school districts with a predominantly non-white student...

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...

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

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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.
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....

Students Benefit from Federal Dollars for Teacher Training

Learning never stops for teachers. Whether I’m exploring new online tools for my special education...

Accountability for Student Success

By Judy Seltz Current debate over the Common Core State Standards, the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments, educator evaluation, and other education reform efforts has...

Your Advocacy Need-to-Knows

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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...

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,...

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