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  • 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

  • By David DeSchryver
    October 17, 2012

    What happened to parental involvement? The idea has been incubating. In 2002, NCLB got ahead of itself. The premise was right, but the data and the tools were not yet ready. That has changed. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    October 5, 2012

    What did we learn about education policy in the first presidential debate this week? The candidates aren't so different on funding issues. Read more

  • By Gene Hickok
    September 13, 2012

    The charter school movement is twenty years old. It is a movement. Charter schools have emerged as the most prevalent strategy for providing greater choices and opportunities in K-12 education for families. What started out as a somewhat revolutionary desire to create semi-independent public schools geared at specific missions and clientele has evolved into a well-established part of American public education. Read more

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