The NCAA Is Too Far Gone for Incremental Reform

June 7, 2018

Category: News

At its spring meeting last month, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics made a radical recommendation. We urged the NCAA to shift from being a membership association — with inherent conflicts of interest — to being an independent leadership organization […]

How ‘special’ education impedes social justice for students with autism

May 31, 2018

To receive special education services, students must meet the eligibility criteria for one of the 13 disability categories designated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004. To access services, predefined criteria from one of these examples must adversely […]

Report: Successful personalized learning uses innovative staffing

May 25, 2018

Dive Brief: Teacher leaders, collaborating teachers who work in teams, and support staff members who tutor and mentor students are a few of the new educator roles emerging in schools that are seeing student success with blended and personalized learning […]

Education Tech

Is microcredentialing the answer to equipping teachers with tech skills?

June 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As the K-12 school model shifts, traditional one-size-fits-all professional development (PD) approaches are quickly becoming as obsolete as the same factory assembly line approaches that are falling by the wayside for students. With microcredentialing, administrators have the opportunity to personalize […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to Create a School Culture Where Teachers Lead Innovation

June 14, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Teachers have awesome ideas but it can be challenging for school systems to surface them and turn them into reality. In my previous column, I looked at two school systems that created structures that did just that. Gwinnett County Public […]


Advocates Worried About Special Ed. Testing Waivers Under ESSA

June 13, 2018

Via: Education Week

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has allowed nearly half of states to get wiggle room from a provision in the Every Student Succeeds Act aimed at making sure that only a small percentage of students are taking alternative tests […]

Education Tech

Some Great Apps for Social Studies Teachers

June 13, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some very good apps to use in your social studies class. This collection is created and featured in iTunes App Store and features a number of key apps that we are publishing here in our […]