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July 23, 2007
  • KEY ARCHITECT OF SYSTEMIC REFORM COUNSELS DELAY ON NCLB REAUTHORIZATION
  • SECOND SMITH POSTING OFFERS COMPELLING VISION OF ‘A LEARNING REVOLUTION’
  • WIDE RANGE OF VIEWS ON NCLB, CAUTION URGED ON HIGH SCHOOL EXPANSION
  • EDUCATION|EVOLVING’S NEW WEB SITE ADDS MORE ‘STUDENT VOICES’
  • E|E WELCOMES YOUR COMMENTS; ACCESS ARCHIVE OF PAST EDITIONS
May 4, 2007
  • E|E'S NEW "STAYING IN!!" REPORT AND EXPANDED WEB SITE DOCUMENT DIFFERENT KINDS OF SCHOOLING THAT ARE CRITICAL TO MOTIVATING STUDENT SUCCESS
  • REPORT REVIEWS RECENT STUDIES, IDENTIFIES TEN KEY FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE SCHOOL COMPLETION AND SUCCESS
  • UNDERSTANDING WHAT MOTIVATES STUDENT SUCCESS IS CRITICAL IN ERA OF NCLB
  • CASE STUDIES OF FIVE MINNESOTA STUDENTS -- AND THEIR VERY DIFFERENT SCHOOLS -- BOTH DOCUMENT CHALLENGES AND OFFER HOPE
  • EDUCATION|EVOLVING CONNECTS STUDENT VOICES TO MAJOR TOPICS IN CURRENT EDUCATION POLICY
  • WEB SITE FEATURE "STUDENT VOICES ON VIDEO" IMPROVES UNDERSTANDING OF UNCONVENTIONAL LEARNING AND SCHOOLING
  • EXPANDED CLEARINGHOUSE ALSO IMPROVES AWARENESS OF STUDENT VOICES IN EDUCATION POLICY
  • SEND E|E COMMENTS; ACCESS ARCHIVE OF PAST EDITIONS
April 23, 2007
  • EDUCATION|EVOLVING LAUNCHES EXPANDED, TOTALLY REDESIGNED WEB SITE
  • CONTENT ORGANIZED AROUND SIX BOLD ASSERTIONS
  • NEW SITE DESIGNED TO BE COMPREHENSIVE, USER-FRIENDLY
  • SITE PROVIDES NEW RESOURCES, IN-DEPTH LOOK INTO THREE E|E INITIATIVES
  • SITE ARCHITECTS SPAN E|E’s GENERATIONS
  • E|E WELCOMES YOUR COMMENTS; ACCESS ARCHIVE OF PAST EDITIONS
January 4, 2007
  • RECENT E|E MEETING HELPS EXPLAIN NEED FOR RADICALLY DIFFERENT ‘SCHOOLS’
  • E|E MEETING ALSO AFFIRMS NEED TO EXPLAIN IMPLICATIONS OF NEW SCHOOLS FOR EXISTING K-12 GROUNDRULES
  • TRANSCRIPT OF DIALOGUE WITH STUDENTS NOW AVAILABLE ON E|E WEBSITE; NEW REPORT COMING
  • E|E EXPANDS CAPACITY TO MAINTAIN ITS LEADERSHIP IN CHALLENGING CONVENTIONAL THINKING ON ‘SCHOOLS’ AND ’SCHOOLING’
July 13, 2006
  • EDUCATION|EVOLVING RELEASES UPDATED NATIONAL INVENTORY OF TEACHER PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS
  • RECOGNITION OF AND DEMAND FOR TEACHER PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS IS GROWING
  • EDUCATION|EVOLVING NOW PLACING A HIGH PRIORITY ON SPREADING THIS MODEL NATIONALLY
  • REPORTS AND PAPERS ON E|E WEB SITE AID UNDERSTANDING OF TEACHER PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS
January 20, 2006
  • NEW E|E REPORT DOCUMENTS STUDENT ATTITUDES/BEHAVIOR ON TECHNOLOGY
  • VIEWS, EXPERIENCES OF YOUNG PEOPLE ARE ALREADY INFLUENCING E|E
  • IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL CULTURE, OTHER KEY FACTORS HAVE HELPED SHAPE E|E VIEWS ON THE NEED FOR FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE
  • THE NEXT EVOLUTION IN E|E’S THINKING FOCUSES ON HOW WE DEFINE ‘SCHOOL AND SCHOOLING’
  • LATEST E|E REPORT SURVEYS RESEARCH ON STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS AND BEHAVIORS ON USING DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
  • WORKS CITED IN THE REVIEW ARE AVAILABLE ON EDUCATION/EVOLVING’S ‘STUDENT VOICES’ WEB SITE
  • OTHER NEW RESOURCES FEATURING STUDENT OPINIONS
August 21, 2005
  • TEACHERS UNION INITIATIVES AROUND CHARTERING SPARK CONCERN, ALSO REFLECT OPPORTUNITIES
  • CHARTER-INITIATED STRATEGIES FOR ANTICIPATING AND ADDRESSING LEGITIMATE TEACHER INTERESTS
  • NEEDED SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REQUIRES TEACHERS TO THINK "MY SCHOOL" -- RATHER THAN SIMPLY "MY CLASSROOM"
  • THE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IDEA HAS A NUMBER OF BASIC ELEMENTS
  • THE MILWAUKEE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ARRANGEMENT IS FULLY UNION-COMPATIBLE
  • WITH GATES FOUNDATION FUNDING, EDVISIONS SCHOOLS IS NOW TAKING THIS MODEL TO THE REST OF THE COUNTRY
  • PUBLIC AGENDA SURVEY DOCUMENTS POTENTIAL MARKET FOR THIS APPROACH
  • ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND AND RESOURCES ON THE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE MODEL
  • EDUCATION|EVOLVING NOW PLACING A HIGH PRIORITY ON SPREADING THIS MODEL NATIONALLY
July 22, 2005
  • INTERDISCIPLINARY LICENSE SEEKS TO MESH INNOVATIVE LEARNING MODELS WITH TEACHER QUALITY GOALS
  • NEW LICENSE STEMS PARTLY FROM EFFORTS TO MEET NCLB’S "HIGHLIY QUALIFIED TEACHER" REQUIREMENTS
  • NEW LICENSE RECOGNIZES ALL STUDENTS DON’T LEARN THE SAME WAY OR THE SAME PACE
  • NEW LICENSE HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR A GROWING, VITAL SEGMENT OF PUBLIC EDUCATION
  • EXAMPLES OF COMPETENCIES NEEDED FOR THE NEW INTERDISCIPLINARY LICENSE
  • COMMITMENT TO ONGOING IMPLEMENTATION, TEACHER TRAINING AND RESEARCH
  • LEGISLATION WAS BACKED BY A BROAD AND DIVERSE COALITION
July 3, 2005
  • RAY BUDDE AND THE ORIGINS OF THE ‘CHARTER CONCEPT’
  • BUDDE’S IDEAS AROUND CHARTERING FIRST APPEARED IN 1974
  • BUDDE’S IDEAS EXPANDED UPON BY AL SHANKER, THEN JUMP TO MINNESOTA
  • BUDDE CAME TO ACCEPT AND SUPPORT EXPANSIONS ON HIS ORIGINAL IDEA
  • APPLICATIONS OF CHARTERING NOW RETURNING TO ITS ‘TEACHER ORIGINS’
June 7, 2005
  • NEW E|E WEB SITE INTEGRATES STUDENT VOICES WITH EDUCATION POLICY DEVELOPMENT
  • AVALON CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXAMINE PEERS’ ATTITUDES ABOUT WHAT MAKES A SCHOOL WORTH ATTENDING
  • STUDENTS INFORM LEGISLATORS: WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT CHARTERED SCHOOLS AND WHAT MOTIVATES STUDENT LEARNING?
  • WANTED: STUDENT PARTICIPATION TO INFLUENCE MINNESOTA EDUCATION
  • UPDATES AND INSIGHTS SIGN UP AND ARCHIVES

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