The Education Evolving Blog

March 14, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

Newly released Gordon Commission reports urge careful consideration of both the purpose and content of assessments; reaction to the commission's work will be important to watch as we move to create assessments for the new Common Core standards.

March 1, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

Mark your calendar for March 6th, 7:00p.m.-8:00p.m.(EST), NEA presents: Great Teachers Ensuring Great Teaching: Teacher Leadership and Teacher-Led School. Everyone is welcome.

February 26, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

"The most interesting national voice is the Center for Policy Studies and its project, Education Evolving." - Tom Vander Ark, Education Week blog

February 21, 2013 · By Ted Kolderie

Ted Kolderie's observations and suggestions on chartering, made February 6 when talking in Nashville to the heads of the state charter-school associations and support organizations.

February 11, 2013

California Governor Jerry Brown announces, "I would prefer to trust our teachers" to fix K-12, rather than "distant authorities," in his recent State of the State Address. Education reform specialists applaud the Governor's sensibilities and respond on How to get that done.

February 7, 2013

Teachers have been calling the shots at Boston's successful pilot school, Mission Hill. EE's Kim Farris-Berg, featured guest blogger on Education Week's Of, By, For blog, explores "A Year at Mission Hill," and what goes into creating a powerful learning environment.

January 24, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

Alarming trend by The Gallup Student Poll shows student engagement falling from 5th through 12th grade. Research also shows hope and engagement to be stronger predictors of college success than GPA and test scores.

January 17, 2013

EE's Kim Farris-Berg featured guest blogger on Eduwonk.com: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots.

January 16, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

Charter school authorizer, Innovative Quality Schools, initiates a world-wide request asking for proposals on developing new, quality schools in Minnesota.

January 7, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

Ted Kolderie's blog post discussing EE's "split screen strategy" of adding innovation to improve the public school system is featured on Tom Vander Ark's, Getting Smart blog.

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