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Timeline photos 10/24/2014

Schools with top ratings may be serving their white or affluent students well, while African American, Latino, or low-income students are left out.

Learn how state accountability systems mask the full story of student achievement. http://edtru.st/1x9QmcE

At the Core of Common Core: Fostering Academic Language in Every Lesson for Every Student... 10/22/2014

Two professors from Stanford University have written in the Alliance for Excellent Education's blog about language, English Language Learners, and the .

"The Common Core brings great vision, but the commitment and persistence will prove our challenge as we work to realize opportunities for English Language Learners and to leverage this awareness to improve opportunities for all students."

At the Core of Common Core: Fostering Academic Language in Every Lesson for Every Student... The following blog post is another in the Alliance’s “Core of the Matter” blog series focusing on the...

Staying Optimistic in the Midst of Dysfunction - The Equity Line 10/20/2014

Monday Motivation: "...there are people out there who give me hope. Usually they are the teachers and principals in hit-it-out-of-the-park high-poverty schools. But this week they are the leaders with the courage to step into problems instead of running away from them."

Staying Optimistic in the Midst of Dysfunction - The Equity Line I’ve gained new energy — dare I even say optimism? — from a different source: education leaders who truly do exemplify what leadership is supposed to be.

Calif. study: Common Core can help English learners 10/16/2014

for students: "After analyzing state and federal data from the 276 California unified school districts that have more than 100 English learners, researchers identified top performers that are producing enviable results by embracing and adapting to the demands of the new standards."

Calif. study: Common Core can help English learners The rigorous new Common Core standards represent both a daunting challenge and a promising pathway that could help close the achievement gap for the growing number of American students who enter school knowing little or no English.

Sprout Social Photos 10/13/2014

George Washington University’s Center on Education Policy – which has been tracking Common Core since its inception – just released a comprehensive study on the status of CCSS, surveying school superintendents from February through June 2014.

If you have any questions regarding CCSS for our Twitter chat on Wednesday, comment below! Get informed, read the report: http://bit.ly/1xoY4QY

Timeline photos 10/08/2014

Check out CHSE partner Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)!

Our Director of Education Policy, Rita in action!

This morning, SEARAC joined the Coalition for Teaching Quality at the White House to discuss what it will take and mean to have teachers and principals for each and every child. Read the new report here: coalitionforteachingquality.org/professionready

More Than Just Numbers: DATA.GOV/AAPI 10/06/2014

Do you know about the "Model Minority" myth? Learn more about the launch of Data.gov/AAPI - data is now available on Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, via this video from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

CC: Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

More Than Just Numbers: DATA.GOV/AAPI audio of President Obama from http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2012/05/08/president-obama-speaks-asian-pacific-american-institute-congressio ...

Timeline photos 10/03/2014

Follow along!

NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education 2014 Annual Conference is going on right now in Miami! Conference hashtag is
www.nsba.org/cube

The Cognitive Science Behind the Common Core 09/26/2014

Bookmark this for your weekend reading and let us know what you think!

The Cognitive Science Behind the Common Core The cognitive science that provides the basis for the Common Core State Standards will lead to improved student learning.

09/18/2014

From CHSE partner National Indian Education Association - cool stuff!

Action Academy 09/16/2014

Check out this Common Core 101 for education advocates from the Alliance for Excellent Education!

Action Academy Welcome to the Alliance Action Academy Take action on issues that matter Get your Common Core badge Bite-sized courses for education advocates Understanding Economic Impact Spread the word and make a difference Prev 1 2 3 Next Login with: Username Password Remember me Lost password? Not an Action Ac…

Campaign for High School Equity 09/09/2014

Join our Brown Bag Learning Series tomorrow as we discuss a new report on high school Exit Exam Policies & the Common Core with Anne Hyslop from Bellwether Education Partners.

RSVP below:

Campaign for High School Equity The next event in the CHSE Brown Bag Learning Series will highlight a new report regarding exit exam policies, and the juxtaposition of those exams with the Common Core State Standards assessments. Report author Anne Hyslop will be on-hand to explain the evidence on exit exams' effectiveness, the…

Back To School | Full Frame - Education Week 09/03/2014

As students across the country head back to school, let's remember the important work that remains to be done to ensure true equity and opportunity for all students

Back To School | Full Frame - Education Week See students prep and head for school on their first day with new sneakers and haircuts in these photos.

Finn: Eight of the Toughest Challenges Schools Still Face 08/28/2014

A good reminder that while much progress has been made, more work remains to overcome dropouts, achievement gaps, and students being left behind.

Finn: Eight of the Toughest Challenges Schools Still Face Finn lays out the biggest challenges schools still face including complacency and greed.

New York Students: They Can Do It 08/27/2014

In their own words: New York students talking about their work and the

New York Students: They Can Do It Working hard, making strides - and proud of it. Listen to what New York students are saying about meeting higher learning standards with the Common Core.

An Introduction to the National Indian Education Study 08/26/2014

Great video on the National Indian Education Study via U.S. Department of Education and National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Check it out:

An Introduction to the National Indian Education Study An Introduction to the National Indian Education Study walks viewers through the only nationwide study that explores Native culture and academic achievement....

For the first time this year, most public school students are nonwhite 08/21/2014

"From the white perspective, it looks like integration is increasing," says Gary Orfield, a professor at the University of California-Los Angeles and a cofounder of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA, a research center at the university. "But from the perspective of blacks and Latinos, who are going to be the majority in the future, it looks like segregation is increasing. And it's double segregation — by both race and poverty."

For the first time this year, most public school students are nonwhite What does that mean for how we define an integrated school?

Core of the Matter: If New Designs in Teaching and Learning Come to Pass, Vulnerable Learners... 08/19/2014

New blog from the Alliance for Excellent Education: How can the Common Core help vulnerable students?

Core of the Matter: If New Designs in Teaching and Learning Come to Pass, Vulnerable Learners... Core of the Matter: If New Designs in Teaching and Learning Come to Pass, Vulnerable Learners Win with the Common Core ( )By Kent McGuire August 19, 2014 11:50 am For at least the last two decades, public policy related to education equity in this country has been focused on very modest t…

Timeline photos 08/15/2014

What can we do to promote for all our students?

Via The Education Trust

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Educators are speaking out to - here's a quote from Wisconsin's 2014 Teacher of the Year:

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