How will ESSA impact schools in your state?

We know that with the new education law in place states will now have increased control on how their education systems are constructed. But how will that part of ESSA impact schools?

Perhaps there will not be a more obvious outcome of ESSA than how states deal with their classroom teachers.

In the past the federal government was able to dictate the terms of teacher evaluations on a national scale. Many teachers feel that his is a good thing (we agree, by the way) because states will obviously be more in tune with what is happening in local districts and communities and will take those into account when evaluating their teachers.

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ESSA and edtech

What the new education law means for the future of educational technology

As an edtech company and given that we’ve been exploring ESSA over the past few weeks, it was inevitable that we would arrive at the issue of ESSA and edtech.

What does the new law mean for edtech vendors?

Does ESSA allocate more funding for state districts and schools to spend on edtech?

Where will the funding come from?

So many questions. We’ve got answers.

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Weekly Wrap Up: Week in review

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A Look Back: Week in review

 

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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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