Superintendents Get New Guidance on Technology Decisions

By Michelle Molnar From Education Week Blog: Digital Education October 6, 2014 Superintendents confronted by tough technology decisions have a new toolkit designed to help them improve students’ classroom experiences, teacher professional development, assessment, and other policies and practices. The Consortium for School Networking (also known as CoSN) and AASA, the School Superintendents Association, collaborated more »

Reading Is About More Than ‘Evidence’

By Mia Hood From Education Week October 1, 2014 “But what does the evidence say?” It was an unusually hot spring day on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and I was visiting a class of 8th graders who had organized themselves into book clubs. The club meetings that day overflowed into the hallway outside more »

The Health of Charter Schooling

By Rick Hess From Education Week October 6, 2014 Last week, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools issued “The Health of the Public Charter School Movement: A State-By-State Analysis.” Authored by Todd Ziebarth and Louann Bierlein Palmer, the report is offered as the “first comprehensive attempt” to explore the link between charter school performance more »