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Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

Marketplace K-12

He also talked about how he thinks policy shifts like the implementation of the common-core standards and the adoption of “open” educational resources are likely to affect the K-12 market, and his company’s work. We’re very confident that our products are aligned to the common core. John Fallon CEO, Pearson.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


” 2010 was also the year that the Common Core Standards Initiative was enacted in response to numerous indicators of low student academic performance. CIPA requires schools and libraries to install measures to protect children from obscene or harmful content in exchange for discounts offered by the E-rate program.

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CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

EdTech Magazine

IT leaders say they use funds from the E-rate program and delay replacement or defer maintenance/upgrade contracts as a strategy to overcome budget issues. Others plan to use grants or reduce their technology purchases. IT Leaders are predominately white (90 percent).

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Defend, but Closely Scrutinize, Test Policies, Fed Official Urges State and Local Leaders

Marketplace K-12

Assessment Common Core E-rate Ed-tech Online Learning ltlf assessment testing' Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.

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Welcome to Social Studies: Barefoot World Atlas


is clearly I-Interactive, provides great V-Visuals, and is E-Educationally Relevant as described above. Don''t miss the potential alignment with these Common Core Standards in Literacy in History/Social Studies: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.3 how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).

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Discover Ways to Drive Safe Google Apps Adoption in Your School

Gaggle Speaks

The launch of Google Classroom along with changes to E-Rate funding have led school districts, perhaps more than ever, to consider a move to Google Apps for Education. ” In addition to ideas on how to get started, the hour-long webcast covered 12 different ways to drive Google Apps for Education (GAFE) adoption.

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Why do disparities by race and disability persist despite a sharp drop in school suspensions?

The Hechinger Report

More recent data from the nation’s largest school districts suggests that national rates of suspension have likely declined even further since 2013-14. Related: How one innovative school district has closed gaps on harder Common Core tests. That’s the bottom line on the U.S. The good news? high schools lack a school counselor.

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