Covid-19 Closed Schools. When Should They Reopen?

By 03/25/2020

Expect more closures in fall 2020

The Dos and Don’ts of Distance Learning in a Pandemic

By 03/20/2020

“The more we can simplify things, the better.”

“Best Damn Class I Ever Took”

By 03/20/2020

How teaching is like playing the piano

Secretary DeVos, It’s Time to Scratch the 2020 State Tests

By 03/20/2020

It’s time to waive the assessment requirements, everywhere and for everyone.

Measuring Quality of High Schools: The case for adjusting graduation rates for student disadvantage

By and 03/19/2020

Benchmarking against other schools with similar demographics makes for fairer comparisons

Searching for Precedent in Pandemics Past

By 03/13/2020

“On account of the pestilence that occurred in this year, all the teachers of the boys are dead”

Straight Up Conversation: Panorama CEO on Measuring College, Career, and Life Readiness

By 03/13/2020

Rick talks with the CEO of Panorama Education, an ed-tech company whose college- and career-readiness tools are currently used each year in 11,500 schools.

Covid-19 Boost to Online Learning May Backfire

By 03/12/2020

Many courses will be poor substitutes for the originals

In the News: Will Dallas Be the First Big-City District to Require Video Cameras in All Special Education Classrooms?

By 03/10/2020

A security camera mounted on a ceiling.Trustees of the Dallas Independent School District recently voted to require video cameras in all special-education classrooms, the Dallas Morning News reports. Advocates say the cameras will help keep students safe and ease parent anxiety, while critics says it is costly and could violate student and teacher privacy.

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