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Two #FishmanPrize winning teachers debate what state assessments can/should look like under #ESSA. owl.li/wzCL304C8Lx #teachervoice
Would student work portfolios used as assessments give states power to lower #CCSS rigor? A teacher weighs in. owl.li/blbC304C84S
Would alternate state assessments help accurately reflect the diversity in skill sets of students? #ESSA #Edchat owl.li/cVzC304C7Ey
Two Fishman Prize winners voice their opinions on ESSA rules that could allow states to use student portfolios, projects, and performance tasks in statewide testing of students.
What can states learn from civil rights groups when it comes to implementing ESSA?
In Houston, a thoughtful approach to communications invests a community in student success.
Innovative approaches to licensure can open up much-needed pipelines of new teachers.
For ESSA to work, parents and communities must be engaged.
D.C. Public Schools recommits itself to giving teachers the support they need.
A unique strategy to empower young African American men and drive results in the classroom.
How do we make learning accessible, fun, and engaging for the modern student?
Critics argue higher standards have failed students, but what do students themselves have to say?
Why does raising the bar for all kids matter? These students will tell you.
How do we support students who too often are written off by society?
A static approach to teacher preparation won't get us to where we want to be.
When experienced teachers push themselves to continue learning, students benefit.
Guiding principles for states revising accountability systems after the passage of ESSA.
What does our flexible and virtual work environment look like in practice?
Get to know Zaitrarrio Collier, a 2016 Bridge Fellow.
What's possible when kids are challenged and inspired in school?
Get to know Marvin Pierre, a 2016 Bridge Fellow.
Unearthing the roots of the educational inequity our country struggles with today.