Publication: Education Week

First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Ensuring Equity in Charter Schools

, as Restoring the Promise of Equity in Charter Schools Not long after Maryland passed its comprehensive charter school law in 2003, parent and educator Bobbi Macdonald began holding monthly meetings in her northeast Baltimore home. She and others tackled ... [Published Education Week - Oct 29 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom

ByBrianna CrowleyIf students are “glued” 24/7 to their mobile devices, why is it necessary for schools to teach digital literacy? Who should teach it? And wait … what does it even mean to be “digitally literate”?If these are questions you’ve heard or ... [Published Education Week - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Teaching the Why, Not Just the What, of Geography

, as Geography Education: More Than Just Facts The public image of an academic subject is often reflected in the Internet "briefs" regularly consulted by decisionmakers. I often scan news from Education Week, ASCD, the National Council for the Social ... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Ed. Startups Get Money, Advice From Federal Program

Published in Print: October 29, 2014, as WashingtonEducation technology entrepreneurs trying to make it in the often insular and opaque school market have an unusual ally—one found not in the world of venture capital, but in a competitive federal program ... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

State Initiatives Widen Reach of ACT, SAT Tests

Published in Print: October 29, 2014, as State Efforts Fuel ACT, SAT GrowthNevada and Missouri next spring will join a rapidly growing number of states that are shelling out money for every 11th grader in public high school to take the ACT or SAT college-entrance ... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

School Researchers Use Computer Models to 'Field-Test' Ideas

Published in Print: October 29, 2014, as New Computer Models Help Researchers 'Field-Test' IdeasSystems mimic how real students learnWhat makes one intervention work in a school when another seemingly similar one falls flat?Increasingly detailed computer ... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

N.Y.C. Schools to Open Doors to Student Cellphones

Published in Print: October 29, 2014, as N.Y.C. Schools to Repeal Student Cellphone BanStudents from Norman Thomas High School in New York City pay a vendor a dollar a dayto store their cellphones. The city district currently bans the possessionof student-owned ... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Personalized Learning Pits Tech. Leaders Against Privacy Advocates

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as Balancing Privacy and InnovationNew uses of data to personalize learning are bumping up against worries about the safety and security of sensitive student informationHow long should vendors be allowed to maintain ... [Published Education Week - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

No, Teachers Should Not Carry Guns

, as Guns Don't Belong in Schools I am a licensed gun owner and have been ever since I was able to purchase a firearm legally. I also possess a pistol permit and have ever since I could apply for it legally. My pistol permit allows me to "carry concealed." ... [Published Education Week - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Two States Revisit NCLB Tangles After Losing Waivers

Published in Print: October 29, 2014, as Two States Scramble to Find Footing After Losing WaiversThe only two states to lose their waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act—Oklahoma and Washington—are navigating the bumpy transition back ... [Published Education Week - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Let's Stop the K-12 Bickering

, as Let's Stop the Bickering And Change the Conversation It has become increasingly difficult to talk without disdain and disappointment about the way America makes education policy. We who work in education often lament today's poisonous politics.The ... [Published Education Week - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Repeal of Phila. Teachers' Contract Ignites Firestorm

Published in Print: October 29, 2014, as Repeal of Phila. Teachers' Contract Ignites FurorMarc Gosselin, center, the principal of Anna L. Lingelbach Elementary School in Philadelphia, started the year with a discretionary budget of $160. The district’s ... [Published Education Week - Oct 27 2014]

Quotes

"Many places for the last number of years have been allowing students to use cellphones in between classes or at recess," Mr. Krueger said. "But it wasn't really used for instructional purposes, and I think that while we're still at a relatively early stage, that's changing rapidly."
"In education research, I get a great idea, apply for funding, … then I spend a few months in schools taking time from students and teachers, and often find out it doesn't work" said Richard L Lamb, an assistant professorprofessor of science education and educational measurement at Washington State University in Pullman
...the current mismatch between high school and college expectations, but there can be unintended consequences to using the scores in various ways. "We need to think carefully about what is the right test and if we need more than one" she said

More Content

All (80) | News (80) | Reports (0) | Blogs (0) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom [Published Education Week - 20 hours ago]
N.Y.C. Schools to Open Doors to Student Cellphones [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
School Researchers Use Computer Models to 'Fiel... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
State Initiatives Widen Reach of ACT, SAT Tests [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
Ed. Startups Get Money, Advice From Federal Pro... [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
Teaching the Why, Not Just the What, of Geography [Published Education Week - 22 hours ago]
Personalized Learning Pits Tech. Leaders Agains... [Published Education Week - Oct 29 2014]
Ensuring Equity in Charter Schools [Published Education Week - Oct 29 2014]
Two States Revisit NCLB Tangles After Losing Wa... [Published Education Week - Oct 28 2014]
No, Teachers Should Not Carry Guns [Published Education Week - Oct 28 2014]
Let's Stop the K-12 Bickering [Published Education Week - Oct 27 2014]
Repeal of Phila. Teachers' Contract Ignites Fir... [Published Education Week - Oct 27 2014]
Activating STEM Lessons With Project-Based Lear... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
California Rivals Clash on Vision for K-12 Lead... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
States That Prohibit Charters Likely to Decline [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
School Leaders to Trim Testing, But Keep Yearly... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
Clearing the Way for Teacher Leadership [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
'Big Data' Research Effort Faces Student-Privac... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
Efforts Build to Track School Climate for LGBT ... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
Unions to Spend More Than Ever in State, Local ... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
Weingarten: Four Solutions to Public School Pro... [Published Education Week - Oct 22 2014]
Steep Drops Seen in Teacher-Prep Enrollment [Published Education Week - Oct 21 2014]
What Reflects a Great School? Not Test Scores [Published Education Week - Oct 21 2014]
Personalized Learning Pits Data Innovators Agai... [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
Adaptive Testing Shaping Instruction [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
Push for 'Learner Profiles' Stymied by Barriers [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
'Personalized Learning' Eludes Easy Definitions [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
District's Ambitious Personalized Learning Effo... [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
Educators Evaluate Array of Formative Testing P... [Published Education Week - Oct 17 2014]
1 2 3
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.