Blog posts from September 2017

September 26, 2017

This blog post was written by Deyonne Jackson and Lauren McDaniel, two teachers at Woods Learning Center, which is a teacher-powered school in Wyoming

When Woods Learning Center’s (Woods) Administrative Manager took a call from Sarah in the U.S. Department of Education (USDE), Sarah went quiet when she was told that the decision about Secretary DeVos’ visit couldn’t be made without first speaking to the Woods' administrative team of teachers. “What do you mean? Isn’t there a principal who can make the decision?”

Not at this school.

When...

September 20, 2017 · By Krista Kaput

On Monday, 30 states, including Minnesota, turned in their Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) accountability plans to the US Department of Education (USDE) in the second and final deadline. Four states—Florida, Texas, and South Carolina—received extensions for later this fall due to the recent hurricanes, and last April sixteen states and the District of Columbia turned in their ESSA state plans to USDE.

Minnesota’s...

September 7, 2017

Education Evolving is working to finalize two papers that we will be releasing on October 2nd. We will be taking a hiatus from regular blog posting as we finish those papers, and will start posting regularly again in early October.

Hope the start of the school goes well for our educator readers!