School board associations in four states — California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas — commissioned this broad-based report about K-12 education along La Frontera, the United States/Mexico border, to identify common issues and questions facing the region's school districts.
An Enormous Untapped Potential: A Study of the Feasibility of Using National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification
This report explores the feasibility of using the teacher assessment and certification process of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards as the centerpiece of a comprehensive strategy to improve the professional culture and quality of teaching in low-performing schools. Using data...
For educators and policymakers who want to learn from the research and experience of others about how to make their technology investment a wise one.
This report provides a summary and analysis of virtual school activities and trends across the United States. It summarizes key characteristics of virtual schools and makes recommendations for planners.
This publication synthesizes information from several authoritative sources in order to foster better educational practice and accountability for the success of English language learners.
The evaluation was designed to examine the state’s Standards-Based Accountability System and its relationship with local accountability efforts and initiatives. In particular, the evaluation focused on the status and impact of local accountability systems, content standards, assessment...