Gain insights from policy, advocacy, research, and statewide assessment experts from NWEA and across the nation as they examine complex challenges in education and illuminate opportunities for federal and state leaders to ensure that all students have excellent opportunities to learn.
This is a good question, and one that Catherine Gewertz addresses in her blog at Education Week – What Do Kentucky Test Results Foreshadow for the Common Core.
In her blog she …
Author: John Wood
Topics: Policy & advocacy
Our first webinar in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) series took place on March 11th and you can read participant feedback here. The next webinar in the series, titled MAP Connections to …
Author: Amy Gordon
One of the hallmarks and frustrations of the field of education is the imprecision of the language. In education we call the same thing by many names, or we use the same term to mean many different …
In several blog posts, I have expressed misgivings about “close reading” as an aspect of the implementation of the CCSS, most recently in this post. Last month, CUNY English professor Aaron …
When I was a child, not unlike other children, I had an imaginary friend and I often carried on long complex conversations with my friend. As I grew, my friend visited less and less frequently, but …
Author: Virginia "Jenny" Williams
Topics: Policy & advocacy, Classroom tips
A recent study, published in the Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk, found that students who participated in an Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT) program …
Author: Beth Tarasawa
Topics: Research & thought leadership, Policy & advocacy
They are in your schools now. And there are more coming—lots more. Are you ready for them?
This year, more than 3.8 million students enrolled in kindergarten at public schools across the United …
Author: Derrick Vargason
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The Policy and Advocacy team works to expand excellence and equity in education, from Congress to the classroom.
Our policy and advocacy work plays an important role in our commitment to help all kids learn. Discover our five areas of focus.
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Educators-turned-advocates share how the pandemic will change education policy, and the ways it already has.
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