Lessons Learned About How to Make Online PD Work

WestEd Plans to Commercialize a Formative-Assessment Course After Pilot's Success

Online professional development training

Seven states recently took part in a major, extended-length online professional development course for teachers. The results dispel the notion that long-term online PD doesn’t work — and the findings have potentially big implications for schools and vendors.


‘Negotiated Rulemaking’ on ESSA Tackles Computer-Adaptive, ELL-Focused Testing

The U.S. Department of Education Is Leading the Arcane But Potentially Important Process for Clarifying Parts of the Every Student Succeeds Act

K-12 testing

Ongoing hearings, part of the “negotiated rulemaking” process for the federal Every Student Succeeds Acts, are touching on computer-adaptive and English-language testing. Stay tuned for more updates on this process in the months ahead.