The Every Student Succeeds Act creates new opportunities for arts programs in K-12, a new report by the Education Commission of the States argues.
The administration’s plans call for new funding for charter schools and school choice, but a potentially critical source of ed-tech funding would be zeroed out.
Louisiana state officials are looking for vendors to help them evaluate plans to overhaul struggling schools, and the Dallas district wants PD to meet specialized academic and cultural needs.
Potentially big policy changes at the federal level are creating major questions for ed-tech companies and others, panelists at the ASU/GSV Summit said.
State planning around the Every Student Succeeds Act, tax reform, education funding, and changes to technology programs present both opportunities and challenges for companies.
President Trump’s proposal to bring deep cuts to PD, after-school programs, and other areas would have an indirect but potentially big impact on district spending on technology and other needs.
Online resource from Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Research and Reform in Education launches with evidence-based rankings for 100 education programs.
A new Illinois program, modeled in part on efforts in other states, will encourage districts to replace high school graduation course requirements with alternative systems of their design.
Most district leaders responding to an exclusive survey said that the Every Student Succeeds Act’s new standards for “evidence-based” decisionmaking could influence their budgets.
Chiefs for Change, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and a private ed-tech company, TEMBO, created the tool.