Spotlight on Every Student Succeeds Act – Education Week

A year after the Every Student Succeeds Act became law, schools are preparing for its classroom debut. In this Spotlight, see how accountability rules are shifting under the new administration, how states are developing new indicators for assessing school quality, and how teacher evaluation may change under ESSA. View full…

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Suicide Pact Puts the Spotlight on Teen Mental Health

Last summer, young girls from Wapekeka First Nation in northwestern Ontario, Canada, made a suicide pact. Since then, three of the girls have taken their own lives, leading officials to declare a state of emergency. This month alone, two 12-year-olds and a 14-year-old from Indigenous communities in Ontario have died…

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Spotlight on Parent and Community Engagement – Education Week

In order to better serve their students, schools are building meaningful relationships with families and their communities. In this Spotlight, learn how home-school connections can benefit ELLs and their parents, how community voices are helping shape state ESSA plans, and how educators can provide parents with actionable information to support…

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Spotlight on ESSA – Education Week

The Every Student Succeeds Act, the latest version of the nation’s main k-12 law, has considerable ramifications for states, school districts, and educators. In this Spotlight, learn what ESSA’s implementation will mean for teacher evaluation, early-childhood programs, literacy, and more. View full post on Education Week: NCLB #pso #htcs #b4inc

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Spotlight on Assessment in the ESSA Era – Education Week

The implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act will create noticeable shifts on state and districtwide assessments. In this Spotlight, read about ESSA’s impact on interim assessments, the opt-out movement, and learn how teachers are adding purpose to their assessments View full post on Education Week: Charter Schools #pso #htcs…

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Spotlight on Math Assessment – Education Week

As standards shift across the country, states and districts are exploring different forms of assessment to measure student progress. In this Spotlight, find out how tests are gauging higher-order thinking, how Common Core State Standards are affecting high school math, and learn how teachers are designing useful math assessments in…

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Spotlight on Supporting School Improvement – Education Week

As efforts intensify to track school performance, states and districts are utilizing data to support school improvement. In this Spotlight, learn how ESSA shifts accountability on underperforming schools, find out about ways to measure school success, and examine lessons from school improvement grants. View full post on Education Week: NCLB…

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