“Teachers have to be at the core of those conversations”: Less standardized testing is hallmark of plan to broaden assessment of student learning.
“The U.S. needs to work on equity,” Pasi Sahlberg tells education leaders at NEA.
Since June, Southwestern Community Unit School District Number 9 ESPs had been working on an expired contract.
Children from union households, as well as those who grew up in geographic areas with high union membership, climb higher up the economic ladder.
Education support professionals in Waterford, Michigan, recently beat back a school privatization effort that would have cut 200 jobs.
10 national education groups took center stage at a joint press conference to urge legislators to put the nation’s students ahead of no-action politics.
The U.S. Senate prepares to clear another high hurdle this week in its race to reauthorize the new ESEA.
Roughly 30 percent of students who drop out between the ages of 16 and 18 are working in a variety of jobs. They would probably rather be in school.
Across the country, campaigns against overtesting are beginning to produce real results.
Under NCLB, high-quality bilingual teaching has been pushed aside by relentless test prep.