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Two New, Free On-Demand Resources to Empower Student Equity

In a partnership between the National School Boards Association and Learning Science International, two new resources have been developed that aim to help educators and school leaders empower students, increase equity, and drive student achievement. The resources specifically employ the concept of “Academic Teaming” and,...

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Using “Common Sense” to Broaden Evidence Beyond ESSA

Nora Gordon and Carrie Conaway, authors of the new book “Common-Sense Evidence: The Education Leader’s Guide to Using Data and Research,” detail some of their most significant findings as they sought to clarify ESSA’s requirement that instructional interventions and programs adopted by schools be “evidence-based.”...

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22 Ed-Tech Products Receive Certification of Approval from Digital Promise

Digital Promise has announced that 22 education products meet the requirements for the organization’s “Research-Based Design Product Certification,” which is intended to “give educators and parents assurance” that intervention products are research-based. The certification builds on the Every Student Succeeds Act’s Tier IV label for...

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ESSA Complicating Rural School Turnaround Efforts?

“As rural districts work to turn around struggling schools identified for improvement under the Every Student Succeeds Act, they face the challenge of finding evidence-backed strategies that actually work in their particular contexts,” writes Evie Blad in Education Week. “Rural school systems often enroll relatively...

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