On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know
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Top Articles of the Week for Parents on Learning and Education

Top Articles of the Week for Parents on Learning and Education | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass

 

Questions about students' privacy persisted this week. Should parents let for-profit companies use their kids’ personal school data for the collective benefits derived from big data technologies? That’s the default setting.

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Is It 2007 Yet?

Is It 2007 Yet? | On Learning & Education: What Parents Need to Know | Scoop.it

by Eric Hanushek, Education Week

 

A little more than a decade ago we embarked on what is arguably the most significant change in educational policy of the past half-century—the introduction of No Child Left Behind.

While many states had already introduced some form of test-based accountability by 2001, NCLB made this mandatory for all states and introduced a very specific structure to accountability that importantly included consequences for schools that did not perform well. I always viewed this as an experiment representing the best guesses of...

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Eric Hanushek is one of the top education economists in the US.  Here he reflects on NCLB and Accountability, and what to do next.  5 bullet points....

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