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As states push for new ways of learning, some kids and parents feel left behind

Hechinger Report - October 30, 2018 2706

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –The already converted policymakers, school leaders and teachers ready to transform traditional schooling came to this annual conference last week from around the world to share a common refrain: Out with the old. New ways of teaching and learning are needed to make sure students prove they’ve mastered topics before earning a diploma, […]


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16 Resources for Putting MAP Growth Assessment Data to Work

Northwest Evaluation Association - October 11, 2018 1678

There are numerous ways educators can use MAP® Growth™ assessment data to support student growth and achievement. One of those ways is leveraging our Instructional Connections. These... Continue Reading


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GED and other high school equivalency degrees drop by more than 40% nationwide since 2012

Hechinger Report - October 08, 2018 1486

High school graduation rates have soared in recent years, hitting a new record of 84 percent for 2015-16 in the most recent federal government count, but there are still millions of Americans who didn’t get a diploma in high school. Their best shot at earning one is passing a high-school equivalency exam, what was known […]


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Can Guaranteed Admissions Help Reduce College Undermatching?

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - December 05, 2018 1230

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