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  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    January 29, 2013

    This week is the third annual National School Choice Week—and with over 3,600 events nationwide involving governors, Olympic athletes, and CEOs, this year is bigger than ever. Even The Jonas Brothers, who were homeschooled, are involved! Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    January 24, 2013

    Today, we released our January Education Insider report, which is chock full of great insight for 2013--including school safety, teacher preparation, federal policy, and Common Core (so don't miss it!). One particularly promising insight was that 60% of Insiders believe that states will put a greater emphasis on digital learning in 2013. Read more

  • By Whiteboard Advisors
    January 24, 2013

    The Norwalk Public Schools is looking for a nontraditional leader (send ideas our way!).  In the following LTW, Dr. Susan O. Wallerstein outlines 6 key points that school boards and district stakeholders should take note of. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    January 7, 2013

    For those of you still catching up on edu-reading after the holidays, here's a must-read. Target's Laysha Ward wrote an insightful Huffington Post piece on what businesses can do to support public education. Read more

  • By John Bailey
    January 2, 2013

    Education will avoid widescale cuts for now, as Congress passed legislation that will postpone sequestration until March. At first glance, this bill offers both positive news and a few unknowns for education. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    December 13, 2012

    The 2012 fiscal cliff will have serious implications for education funding, but the upcoming 2014 policy cliff may have an even more significant impact on education.    Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    December 5, 2012

    The U.S. Department of Education announced that 61 applications have been selected as finalists for the Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition. The 2012 RTT-D program will provide close to $400 million to support locally developed plans to personalize and deepen student learning, directly improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare every student for success in college and careers. Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    December 4, 2012

    We are please to announce today that Whiteboard Advisors has formed a new affiliation with London-based Quiller Consultants.  Read more

  • By Jenna Schuette Talbot
    November 9, 2012

    As it stands, the PARCC assessment consortia will place significant responsibility in the hands of a state chief that ran on a platform opposed to the Common Core. Read more

  • By Neal Urwitz
    November 1, 2012

    A recent Daily Show episode highlighted the issues veterans have finding jobs. Inadequate training and "credentialing vs. competency" are big factors. Read more

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