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States and the (not so) new standards -- where are they now? (press release)

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

  • common core
    This report captures a snapshot of where states currently stand in regard to Common Core State Standards.
  • 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.
  • forum resources
    We've got speakers' presentations, handouts and more from the ECS 2014 National Forum on Education Policy.
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Education groups question Texas textbooks
The new social studies textbooks up for consideration this week by the Texas Board of Education have already come under heavy fire for their emphasis on America’s Christian heritage. And another new analysis raises more red flags. (Politico)

Read the rest of today's e-Clips for Sept. 16, 2014

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