Policy & Compliance

8/7/2013

8/7/2013
Leaders of Indiana's two largest online charter schools say low student test scores don't tell the whole picture of how the schools are performing.
8/7/2013
Our students face a future in which a successful life will require more aptitude and determination than ever before.
8/7/2013
The Alabama Legislature's last-minute move to create a $3,500 state tax credit for private school tuition is emblematic of a growing movement in the states.
8/7/2013
A Columbus church seeking to become a charter school sponsor lost another round in court last month.
8/7/2013
We have a readiness problem in Boston, and we can’t fix it by fine-tuning the 19th century, industrial-era school system we currently have.

8/6/2013

8/6/2013
Eight high-performing charter schools in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan will share instructional techniques with traditional district schools starting in September.
8/6/2013
In three-hour extended school day program, students complete homework, join in social development activities and get additional recess time.
8/6/2013
The Alabama Accountability Act allows families of students at public schools designated as failing to receive a tax credit to help pay tuition at a private school.
8/6/2013
Statewide, 19 new charter schools will be splitting $3.8 million in planning grants to develop the structure and curriculum of their schools.

8/5/2013

8/5/2013
Some former participants and academics, among others, have recently accused the Peace Corps-like organization of taking sides in the education policy wars.
8/5/2013
Maine education commissioner Stephen Bowen reaffirmed his commitment to reforms embraced by Tony Bennett, who has influenced Gov. Paul LePage's administration's education policy.
8/5/2013
When the Missouri Supreme Court upheld a law in June allowing students from failing school districts to transfer to good ones, Harriett Gladney saw a path to a better education for her 9-year-old daughter.
8/5/2013
School administrators must learn how to evaluate educators in a discipline that’s not their own as Colorado prepares for statewide implementation of standardized educator effectiveness ratings.
8/5/2013
Tony Bennett’s resignation from the state superintendent seat in Florida could have repercussions for the broader education reform movement, including the trendy policy of grading schools on an A-F scale.

8/2/2013

8/2/2013
Patti Fields, a member of the Iowa City School Board, is among 20 Iowans tapped by the Legislature to serve on a state commission to aid in the implementation of new education-reform law.

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