Research Counts for Little When It Comes to Adopting “Personalized Learning” - The K-12 sector is investing heavily in technology as a means of providing students with a more customized educational experience. So far, though, the rese...
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This week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan blasted the performance of Texas schools while Rick Perry has been governor. Hot Air’s Tina Korbe provided this link to Duncan’s interview with Bloomberg News’ Al Hunt:
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Texas’s school system “has really struggled” under Governor Rick Perry, a Republican candidate for president, and the state’s substandard schools do a disservice to children.
“Far too few of their high school graduates are actually prepared to go on to college,” Duncan said on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital With Al Hunt” airing tonight and tomorrow. “I feel very,
Most of the tools available to learn how kids are doing in school require people to be computer savvy and to understand the language of education statistics. Researchers from the University of Washington are working to change that with a new online program that is dynamic and simple.
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Thanks to new federal rules, more and more information is available to the public about how kids are doing in school. Unfortunately, getting the information is a lot easier than understanding what it says.
Most of the tools available require people to be computer savvy and to understand the language of education statistics. Researchers from the University of Washington are working to change that with a new online program that is dynamic and simple.
The new education portal — the Washington Achievement Data Explorer or WADE — was launched this past week by the UW's Center for Education Data and Research. It looks across time at whether school districts