Idaho, Ohio and Georgia provide three different state approaches to expedite the beginning of the initiative while allowing time for thoughtful implementation. Continue Reading Idaho, Georgia and Ohio are on the road to personalized learning
Florida lawmakers are working to make true Competency-Based Education possible in the Sunshine State.
Continue Reading Here’s what personalized learning looks like in Florida
Tomorrow, students, parents and educators nationwide will celebrate student-centered innovations during Digital Learning Day 2016. Continue Reading Are you ready to celebrate Digital Learning Day 2016?
Public schools in Washington, D.C., have made incredible strides in recent years, but there is still much more that can be done to improve education for all students in the District.
Continue Reading ICYMI: DC Devotes $29K per Student Each Year. What if Parents Controlled That Money?
On the surface, Washington, D.C. has been making dramatic academic progress, especially in the charter school sector which now educates almost half of K-12 students in the District. Continue Reading Time to Take Off the School Choice Training Wheels in D.C.
Thanks to this new technology-driven choice initiative, students can access a high-quality education regardless of their location. Continue Reading Tennessee Considers Course Access
What are the best ways to get started with Competency-Based Education? ExcelinEd’s Karla Phillips teamed up with Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark to share a dozen ways schools and districts can begin personalized learning and Competency-Based Education.
Continue Reading Competency-Based Education requires more than just adding devices
While tests are a regular part of life, they should not be the focus of a student’s classroom experience. ExcelinEd advocates for fewer, better tests, and we will continue to support statewide testing as an annual check on student achievement and learning. Continue Reading About Testing
At a hearing before the Education and the Workforce Committee, Denisha Merriweather attested to the impact of school choice in her own life. Merriweather told the committee, “The cycle of poverty is ending in my family because of the Florida Tax‐Credit Scholarship. I received a quality education and, because of my example, my siblings are now seeing how to take advantage of educational opportunities.” Continue Reading School choice: “The Civil Rights issue of our time.’’
Today, we’re highlighting four governors—from South Carolina, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee—who have used their state of the state addresses to highlight education. Continue Reading State of States Update: Tenn., Okla., Miss. and S.C. Governors on Education