It isn’t enough to get low-income and first-generation students into college and then pat ourselves on the back. They need adequate support and resources in order to reach their full potential.
To argue evaluation reform is too complex and district specific for federal intervention is to misrepresent the feds' role in education reform. Through history, the Education Department has served as a national conscience on educational equity. Of late, they’ve challenged states to do better. That’s leadership we need.
With the start of a new year comes new questions about the success—or failure—of evaluation reform to live up to its promise. While evaluation has come a long way, the vast majority of teachers still aren't getting the actionable feedback they deserve. Here are four big strategies for improving evaluation implementation in 2015.
Top leaders in education rocked a crowd at last week’s NewSchools Venture Fund Summit with a panel conversation about race and education reform. They challenged audience members to move beyond words and take action to include more diverse voices.