New Tech Network and KnowledgeWorks will present at the National School Board Association Annual Conference beginning this weekend in New Orleans. The National School Board Association (NSBA) “supports the capacity of each school board, acting on behalf of and in… Read More
Matt Williams has written about the Common Core on this blog before (Common Core: High Standards are Not Inappropriate They Are Essential) and this week responds with a cogent outline of the underlying politics and subsequent name calling that may undermine the larger common good the core sought to address. Visit the National Journal to read his commentary and weigh in with your own.
It is an ambitious goal. Moneyball for Government is a new project of Results for America. Having assembled an All-Star Bi-Partisan Team, the organization hopes to amplify the message of using data to guide policy decision-making, believing that government, at all levels, should help improve outcomes for young people, their families and communities
Governor John Kasich delivered his State of the State of Ohio speech last night in Medina, Ohio with several policy initiatives aimed at education (and a couple hinting at elements of competency education and early college)
Registration is now open for organizations interested in beginning collective impact work. Join StriveTogether in Chicago in March to meet with other communities representatives engaged in the work and emerge with your own 180-day action plan template.