Remember When: Get to Know the Trump Education Transition Team

(Edweek) By Alyson Klein — The folks on President-elect Donald Trump’s education transition team will help set the policy course—and likely, even appoint key personnel—for the new administration. Their backgrounds could provide clues on the direction the Trump administration wants to go on K-12. Here’s a look: James Manning Trump’s transition team told reporters Monday […]

Read More »

Survey Results: What Teachers Think of Test Prep

(The74)  By Jon Alfuth– A few weeks before the beginning of each teaching year, I would sit down to create my lesson calendar. When I taught a tested subject, I first had to account for the time dedicated to test preparation. I’d learned quickly during my first year of teaching that I needed to account […]

Read More »

K-12 Dealmaking: BetterLesson Raises Funds, and Instructure Makes Acquisition

By Alexa Henry (Edweek). One of the the biggest pieces of recent dealmaking news was Pearson’s sale of Wall Street English, a major program for teaching English to adults, to a consortium of buyers. But that was not all. Professional development platform BetterLesson and China-based English language learning company ALO7 raised funds. In addition, VitalSource […]

Read More »

C2 Grand Opening in MD

From C2: C2 Education (C2), the nation’s fastest growing network of subject tutoring, SAT ®, ACT® and PSAT® test prep and education support centers will have a grand opening celebration on Saturday, September 30th at C2’s newest location in Potomac at the Potomac Promenade (9812 Falls Road). The Potomac center is the company’s 22nd location […]

Read More »

Betting on a New Model for Schools: Inside Arnold’s K-12 Grantmaking

(Inside Philanthropy) Paul Perry and David Callahan. How broken is the U.S. education system? Very broken, if a 2016 Civic Enterprises Report is anything to go by. Today, 17 percent of high school students still don’t graduate with their class. And another 17 percent of those that do are ill-equipped for college. Add that together, and the system is […]

Read More »
%d bloggers like this: