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10 Reasons to Take Action Now to Transform Education

Verbs mean action. Consider these verbs for 10 great reasons to attend the 2019 National Summit on Education Reform. Registration closes on Friday. Meet New Partners. Learn About the Latest Research. Discuss the Hottest Topics. Forge New Collaborations. Expand Your Network. Plan Strategically. Engage in Policy Workshops. Share Your Knowledge. Reimagine Education. Be Bold on behalf of students…and make a real difference in the year ahead. Registration for #EIE19 […]

#FactFriday: Mississippi students made exceptional gains in reading and math on the 2019 NAEP

Mississippi has significantly increased the percentage of students scoring proficient or above on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). In fact, Mississippi fourth graders ranked 29th in Reading and 23rd in Math on the 2019 NAEP—up from 48th and 49th, respectively, in 2003! These results prove that Mississippi’s focus on enacting strong student-centered policies, […]

Get a signed book by award-winning authors Dr. Jonathan Haidt and Dr. Todd Rose at #EIE19!

You’ll have the opportunity to meet both authors following their keynote sessions, with limited quantities of complimentary books available for signing. Don’t miss out!

#AskExcelinEd: What conversations am I looking forward to at #EIE19?

Welcome to our #AskExcelinEd series on the National Summit on Education Reform (#EIE19)! Follow along for sneak peeks at the can’t-miss conversations we have planned for #EIE19 taking place in San Diego, CA, November 20-21. Today, Christy Hovanetz, Ph.D., ExcelinEd’s Senior Policy Fellow for Accountability, highlights two strategy sessions covering a “back to basics” approach to school accountability, as well as […]

#EIE19: Q&A with Leading Education Innovator Sal Khan

Dear Friend, Linking the power of technology with a free platform for learning is transforming lives in every corner of the globe. Sal Khan’s vision – and Khan Academy’s extraordinary achievements – are what big and audacious goals look like when they come to life. It’s deeply inspiring to see education changing before our eyes, […]

NOW PLAYING AT #EIE19: Miss Virginia

Be brave. Be heard. Believe. EdChoice and ExcelinEd are pleased to host an exclusive screening of Miss Virginia, an inspiring new film about the fight for educational opportunities.  National Summit on Education Reform Tuesday, Nov. 19 3:30 – 5:30 PM Hilton San Diego Bayfront Aqua DEF Hailed as a “must-see” movie by USA Today, join us to watch this inspiring tale of love and perseverance. […]

State Spotlight: K-3 Literacy Climbs in Arizona

In 2010, state lawmakers approved legislation called Move on When Reading (MOWR) in the Grand Canyon state. Led first by the Arizona State Board of Education, and then by the Arizona Department of Education, the $45 million statewide program was fully implemented in 2013 and designed to provide a comprehensive approach to K-3 literacy learning […]

#FactFriday: Literacy achievement in Ohio is soaring

Learning to read by the end of third grade is the gateway to lifelong success. That’s why Ohio established a comprehensive K-3 reading policy in 2012 called the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. The Guarantee ensures a comprehensive literacy approach starting as early as Kindergarten, so all students read on grade level by the end of third grade. […]

#EIE19: Save $25 on Registration – TODAY Only

We’re 25 days out from #EIE19 and we’re celebrating with a $25 registration discount! Use promo code 25Days19 to access this offer.  

#EIE19: Distinguished Panel to Reflect on Lasting Impact of Brown v. Board Decision

Dear Friend, This year marks the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, which changed the course of education in America. ExcelinEd is excited to welcome a distinguished panel of education leaders to the National Summit on Education Reform to reflect on the ruling’s lasting impact, our nation’s progress over the past six […]