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The Progress of Education Reform: A Hidden Cause of Rising Tuition (Read the press release)

State Exemplars of School Accountability 'Report Cards'

Videos of all plenary sessions from the ECS 2014 National Education on Education Policy are now available! Pick a session from the online agenda and click to watch.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock named next chair of ECS (press release)

Trends in state charter school laws: Authorizers, caps, performance-based closures and virtual schools (read the press release)

A Cure for Remedial Reporting Chaos (read the accompanying report and the press release)

Marc Tucker receives 2014 James Bryant Conant Award

Illinois receives Frank Newman Award for State Innovation

Different paths to a common goal: Preparing students for civic life (read the press release)

  • peraug14
    This issue examines tuition discounting, the practice of awarding targeted financial incentives to students, usually in the form of merit awards or needs-based grants
  • bullock
    Gov. Bullock will succeed Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval as ECS Chair in 2015.
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    A 50-state scan shows states increasingly focused on charter school authorizers to improve oversight and performance.
  • remedial report
    30 states have issued annual remedial reports in the past few years, but metrics vary.
  • forum resources
    We've got speakers' presentations, handouts and more from the ECS 2014 National Forum on Education Policy.
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Common Core
Debate over new standards turns political

Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are dealing with a variety of concerns. (The Associated Press)

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for Sept. 2, 2014

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