Often Foes, Some Districts and Charters Forge Partnerships

By Arianna Prothero From Education Week October 15, 2014 Florida is wading into largely uncharted waters with an initiative to fuel collaboration between two sectors often cast as foes in the debate over how to improve K-12 education: regular public schools and charters. Nationwide, districts from Los Angeles to Denver to Baltimore have sought to more »

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 »