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23 Groups Urge Dept. of Education to Reject “Super Subgroup” Proposal

A coalition of 23 education and civil rights groups, including the Colorado Children’s Campaign, the Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization, and DFER Colorado, successfully encouraged the Colorado Dept. of Education to reject a proposal that would have lumped students into “super subgroups” rather...

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Alliance for Excellent Education Explains the Importance of N-Size

Education Week examines Alliance for Excellent Education’s concerns that the accountability regulations in ESSA “would let too many English-language learners, students in special education, minorities, and disadvantaged students slip through the cracks.” The report focuses on a provision that would allow states to pick any...

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Gov. Wise Op-Ed Reminds States of the Value of Good Data

Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and the former governor of West Virginia, authored an opinion piece which explains that “ESSA specifically calls for “evidence-based” interventions, and education leaders will need to study the numbers before deciding which programs to adopt. This...

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