Key differences between the new ESSA act and No Child Left Behind

 

We’re big fans of the new ESSA act.

And unless you’ve been on Mars for the past few months you’re likely aware of the new education law that replaced No Child Left Behind.

But what are the differences between the two laws?

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Teaching our Educators

Education will never be the same.

It can’t.

With the digital tidal wave currently crashing down around them, educators are having to re-think and relearn how to educate the students of today.

And often they have to do this by themselves. We can (and should) change that.

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Warning! Are You Sabotaging Your Students?

 

We are shortchanging our students by choosing education technology that keeps the existing status quo. We should, instead, implement solutions that possess the greatest benefit to the students and teachers.

 

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Putting Community Back into Education

Community and education. It's a foreign concept in today's education system. Community, or any sense of it has all but evaporated. Students are forced to compete against one another and the teachers and administrators, because of far off bureaucratic control, are almost powerless to change anything.

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Education Innovation Should Come From Educators

The education industry is famous for it's lack of innovation. But the tide is slowly beginning to shift and it's the educators, not the administrators, who are leading the charge for education innovation.

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Our 101 Favorite Education Memes

It's the end of the school year and you need a few laughs. Kill some time by checking out our favorite education memes that we've come across.

Let us know if we've missed some good ones in the comments or hit us up on Twitter.

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