In this day and age, a student’s education need not be limited to the four walls of the classroom nor the lines drawn around his school district.
To maximize every student’s potential for learning and prepare them for success in the 21st century, America needs an education system that is constructed around the needs of learners.
Transforming Education for Students with Unique Abilities: Applications for Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts Now Available
Through the PLSA Program, the state is not only empowering parents of children with unique abilities to make critical choices concerning their children’s educational goals, but also providing the specific resources to make those goals a reality.
Funding has long been the flawed measuring stick of education quality.
The task facing current policymakers will prove still more daunting: to produce even greater improvements without increasing per-pupil spending.
So much of the beauty of MOOCs lies in their widespread availability, yet they must be coupled with widespread awareness.
A teacher from Baltimore argues in Education Week that it is time to address the “brain drain” that occurs over summer by reforming vacation.
This is an important first step toward reforming and modernizing the E-Rate program.
But the night is darkest just before dawn; with the signing of Read to Succeed, it looks like the sun is rising on literacy in South Carolina.
Creating a new education system where the constant is student-centered mastery rather than time requires new measurements, it requires trust, and it must be built on an infrastructure of meaningful connectivity.