The new federal K-12 law gives states and districts a freer hand in fixing their lowest-performing schools, but questions loom on whether that leeway will translate into better outcomes. (September 28, 2016)
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In this e-book on the charter school movement’s first 25 years, Education Week details charter schools' impact on: public education, school choice initiatives, student achievement, accountability systems, special education students, English-language learners, and equity and integration.
Finding Common Ground
Open Up Resources, a nonprofit led by a former Pearson executive, will try to produce openly licensed material at "curriculum scale," rather than just individual lessons and units. (September 16, 2016)
A lack of high-quality personalized curricula is stalling efforts to work with diverse student populations, a report finds. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (September 20, 2016)
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