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Education Next
Guiding the way toward bold change that is needed in American K–12 education.
Guiding the way toward bold change that is needed in American K–12 education.
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"What We're Watching" with American Enterprise Institute! The new federal education law encourages the use of new ways of holding schools accountable. What if all public schools were held accountable through contracts that gave them freedom in return for results?
#ESSA #accountability #video #charters #schools #charterschools #schoolchoice

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New #ENPodcast! Jonathan Smith discusses how an effort to recognize high-achieving #Hispanic students boosts their chances of enrolling in and graduating from four-year colleges.
#college #graduation #degree #bachelorsdegree #highered #achievement #diversity #equity #CollegeBoard

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Imagine your doctor tells you that you have an unhealthy condition. You ask what you can do about it and he responds that he doesn’t know. When you return some time later, he tells you your unhealthy condition is improving. You ask what brought on the improvement, and he responds that he doesn’t know.
High school graduation in the U.S. is like this.
#school #graduation #collegeready #careerready #achievement #studentachievement #teaching #learning #students #parents #parenting #kids #children #schools #college #standards #CommonCore #CCSS #CCR

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“Personalized learning” is a bona fide buzzword in education circles, and right now, its star is rising. But what, exactly, does “personalized learning” mean? And, does it benefit students?
#personalizedlearning #innovation #technology #edtech #competencybasedlearning #screentime #curriculum #teaching #learning #teachers #students #instruction #schools #school

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Interactive Graphic: How many teachers in your state benefit from the pension system? (Hint: It's probably less than you think)
#pensions #teacherpensions #teaching #teachers #teachingprofession #teachersalaries #compensation #retirement

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Interactive Graphic: How many teachers benefit from state pension systems? (Hint: It's less than you think.)
#pensions #teacherpensions #retirement #benefits #compensation #teaching #teachers #teachingprofession #teachersalary

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States spend more than $50 billion each year on teacher pensions, in theory to attract and retain teachers. But in reality, only 20% of teachers will ever receive full pension payments—and states depend on that to balance the books.
#pensions #retirement #teachers #teaching #compensation #salaries #teachersalary #teacherpensions #teachingprofession #benefits

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New #ENPodcast with CRPE - Center on Reinventing Public Education! One of the key advantages charter schools have is the ability to start from scratch financially. But that advantage can quickly erode if charter schools make the same decisions as their district predecessors.
#schoolfinance #schoolchoice #charters #charterschool #education #teaching #learning
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