In an informal discussion at the National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C., former New York City School Chancellor Joel Klein laid out two paths teachers unions can take. “They can double down on an anti-choice, anti-accountability model,’’ he said. But if they do, he said, it is “a ground war’’ they will lose. […]
Blended, personalized and competency-based learning holds promise for boosting achievement in high challenge cities like Washington, D.C.–that was the conclusion reached by a group of policy makers that toured schools in the nation’s capital yesterday.
Our 7th annual National Summit on Education Reform (#EIE14) begins bright and early tomorrow morning. Governor Bush will open the summit with a keynote address at 8:45 a.m., and the fun will continue until 2:00 p.m. on Friday.
Vote today until December 2 by visiting www.MySchoolInfoChallenge.com.
This #ParentalInvolvement Month, we’re recognizing the important role parents play along their children’s educational paths. Student success gets a boost when parents and schools work together. The path to educational success can be more challenging for students with special needs – parents share in those challenges. But scholarships in Florida and Arizona are helping to open doors to a tailor-made education and empower parents to help their children with unique abilities thrive in school and in life.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, recently answered questions from Education Next about Florida’s education success, school choice and lessons learned moving forward in education reform. Check out the full interview below.
Closing the achievement gap in education is one of the most critical challenges our nation faces today. For far too many years, the performance of our students of color, English language learners, low-income students, and students with disabilities has lagged behind that of affluent, white students. On Monday, the Foundation for Excellence in Education and […]
This Veterans Day, take time to thank those who have served. And take a moment to learn more about how we can change America’s education system to better serve the needs of our students and our country.
You might think “school choice” is here to stay, but Doug Tuthill, president of Step Up For Students, isn’t so sure. In this redefinED piece, he explores the brave new world of public education and explains why the end of “school choice” is nigh. (Spoiler alert: a semantic shift is involved.)
Quality education technology should be constructed around student learning and research and should be cognizant of past work.