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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Why Teacher Evaluation in the Early Grades is Different

This is part one of a four-part blog series on teacher evaluation in the early grades.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Why Teacher Evaluation in the Early Grades is Different

This is part one of a four-part blog series on teacher evaluation in the early grades.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
U.S. Department of Education Symposium: Politics, Policies, and Promise for Dual Language Learners

The U.S. Department of Education held a symposium today on dual language learners. What does the future hold for these students?


HIGHER EDUCATION
Fix Free College: What We Can Learn from Place-Based Promise Programs

In at least 83 communities nationwide, free college is already a reality. What can these programs teach us?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Closing the Gap Between Science and Policy on What Early Educators Must Know and Do

Education and training requirements in early education and care remain out of step with the evidence on children’s early development


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Efforts to Improve Birth-3rd Systems Put on the Map

New mapping tool highlights strategies to enhance children's earliest learning experiences.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Patterns of Progress for English Learners in Nevada

Understanding patterns of progress for both English language proficiency and subject content could result in higher achievement.


HIGHER EDUCATION
There's Plenty of Risk to Go Around

New data reinforce the need for colleges to share some of the financial risk that students face when pursuing a degree.


PREK-12 EDUCATION
To Develop Teacher Talent, Start with School Leaders

CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS and HIGHER EDUCATION
Funding the School Year, All Year Long

In 2009, American students got more flexible access to Pell Grant funding. In 2011, they lost it. It's high time they get it back.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Hope and Caution with Minnesota's “Universal” Pre-K Rollout

Minnesota has taken a significant step towards universal pre-K, but the program raises questions about access and quality.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Fix Free College

While controversial, adopting price controls such as these could impose some much-needed discipline in the market for higher education.


HIGHER EDUCATION
ITT Executives Have Only Themselves to Blame for the Company’s Demise

Multiple lawsuits show ITT officials harmed students, misled investors, and put the company on a crash course to financial collapse