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What Actions Will You Take In Response To ESSA?

Being Proactive Around ESSA FlexibilityBe careful what you wish for? While ESSA offers schools more flexibility and autonomy than its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act, school systems must

  • November 23, 2016|
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Six Changes To Increase Accountability

Conversations Around Accountability ESSA is changing the options for schools to be evaluated and offering more flexibility in testing. This author, though, suggests that more reforms are necessar

  • November 03, 2016|
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Every Student Has The Right To Succeed

Reaching Out to Native American PopulationsThe Every Student Succeeds Act puts more onus on states and school districts to ensure learning among all students—including those who are part

  • October 31, 2016|
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ESSA: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know

When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law on Dec. 10, 2015, it supplanted the No Child Left Behind Act. While some applauded, others lamented the change. The act will take full ef

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Searching The World For Ed Tech Best Practices

Looking Around the Globe for Ed Tech Best PracticesThere's a world of ideas out there when it comes to ed tech adoption in K-12; legislators are encouraging school systems to learn from the best p

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Use ESSA Funds For Best Outcomes

Exploring ESSA ImpactsAs school districts consider the impacts and opportunities of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) they need to strategically manage their purchasing to ensure they are achi

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2016 SXSWedu Recap

The SXSWedu conference took place in Austin, Texas over three days in March. Here are some of the key takeaways:Diversity, inclusion and opportunity are on everyone's mind. Speakers and panels re

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