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Slavin on Shanker, professionalism, and evidence

Over on the Huffington Post blog, in a fine remembrance of the founder of the American Federation of Teachers, Bob Slavin reminded readers that Al Shanker championed both professionalism and evidence. Back in the day, I knew Al Shanker, the … Continue reading

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The House Released an Updated Perkins Bill

In a bipartisan effort, members of the House Education Committee updated the Carl. D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (1984).  The goal of the rewrite is to improve career and technical education.  Committee Chairman, John Kline (R-MN), posted a … Continue reading

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The House Released an Updated Perkins Bill

In a bipartisan effort, members of the House Education Committee updated the Carl. D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (1984).  The goal of the rewrite is to improve career and technical education.  Committee Chairman, John Kline (R-MN), posted a … Continue reading

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The House Released an Updated Perkins Bill

In a bipartisan effort, members of the House Education Committee updated the Carl. D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (1984).  The goal of the rewrite is to improve career and technical education.  Committee Chairman, John Kline (R-MN), posted a … Continue reading

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The Clash over ESSA

The latest melee over the implementation of Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) pits the Republican Congress against the U.S. Secretary of Education John King.  At a hearing last week, John Kline (R-MN) criticized the Department of Ed. for proposing draft … Continue reading

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The Clash over ESSA

The latest melee over the implementation of Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) pits the Republican Congress against the U.S. Secretary of Education John King.  At a hearing last week, John Kline (R-MN) criticized the Department of Ed. for proposing draft … Continue reading

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act- Final Regulations

The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education issued five rules for the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).  The objective of WIOA is to strengthen the public workforce system, to assist Americans with significant barriers, including those … Continue reading

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Education Workforce Policy Papers

The Coalition for Teaching Quality (CTQ), which includes the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), released three policy papers on teacher and principal recruitment, professional learning for teachers and principals, and supporting opportunities for teacher leadership.  CTQ’s recruitment paper provides strategies … Continue reading

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Education Workforce Policy Papers

The Coalition for Teaching Quality (CTQ), which includes the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), released three policy papers on teacher and principal recruitment, professional learning for teachers and principals, and supporting opportunities for teacher leadership.  CTQ’s recruitment paper provides strategies … Continue reading

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Education Workforce Policy Papers

The Coalition for Teaching Quality (CTQ), which includes the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), released three policy papers on teacher and principal recruitment, professional learning for teachers and principals, and supporting opportunities for teacher leadership.  CTQ’s recruitment paper provides strategies … Continue reading

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