Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 Strategies For Teaching Students To Use Metacognition

December 16, 2020

Via: TeachThought

As educational researchers, we have seen that by empowering all students with the metacognitive and cognitive skills they need to achieve in school. With their application, schools can more consistently achieve the goals of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) […]


States are questioning teacher evaluation systems

October 14, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Since the 2015 passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a large number of states have backed away from recently enacted policies that were designed to breathe new life into moribund teacher and principal evaluation systems, according to new […]


Detroit invests $9M in attendance agents to fight truancy

April 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In recent years, there’s been a greater light shed on truancy issues across the nation. Improved data collection has helped highlight the true extent of the problem, and new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regulations are forcing schools to take […]

Education Tech

Creating a happier school environment yields benefits for students and teachers

September 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Working to create a more positive school culture may seem like a waste of time to some school administrators who face a host of more pressing issues at school. However, creating a happier place for people to work and learn […]


DeVos allows most states to exceed special ed testing accommodations cap

June 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Lawmakers now seem to be stating that DeVos is being too lenient, when a year ago she was thought to be taking too hard of a line with the states. Devos has maintained that she plans to give authority back to […]


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 […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How will ESSA financial data regulations affect school spending equity?

April 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The ESSA mandate regarding financial transparency at the school level seems to be a two-edged sword for school districts. While the requirement clearly poses new challenges for school districts, it may also spark conversations about schools’ specific needs. Though the […]

Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

Providing good teachers for all students proves to be a challenge for states

April 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most teachers become more effective with experience, while other teachers never become effective at all. The new ESSA regulations require that states now define “ineffective,” “inexperienced,” or “out-of-field teachers” and work to make sure that effective teachers are placed into […]

Education Tech, News

Half of school leaders expect significant impact from ESSA

April 15, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Catapult Learning, Inc. released the results of its Annual Education Leadership Survey. The overall results of the inaugural survey reflect school leaders’ focus on meeting individual student needs and building teacher and leadership capacity within schools. Catapult Learning, a provider of […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Union, state school officers talk ESSA implementation

March 16, 2016

Via: AFT News

It took a broad coalition to win enactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act, and organizations at the center of that effort continue to explore opportunities to work together as the law now moves into states and the make-or-break arena […]

Education Strategies, News

Power-sharing roles between districts, states unclear under ESSA

January 8, 2016

Via: Education Dive

For states, districts, and schools, the Every Student Succeeds Act’s transfer of decision-making power from the federal government to the local level will require “a huge time and conceptual burden,” Michael Kirst, president of the California state board of education, […]