|5-6-16 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--To Get a Sense of Trumpís Education Policies, Look No Further than Christie
Teachers union, Democratic leaders argue that Trumpís Ďbullyí culture perfectly aligns with Christieís treatment of NJ teachers
What exactly is Donald Trumpís education platform? Democrats are hoping voters look to New Jersey and Gov. Chris Christie to find out.
In a campaign defined so far by sound bites and histrionics, it has been anyoneís guess as to what the now-presumptive Republican presidential nominee has in mind when it comes to federal education policy, among any number of issues.
John Mooney | May 6, 2016
Education Week: Survey: Principals, Superintendents Still Familiarizing Themselves With ESSA
For some Beltway policy wonks and advocates, it may seem like a long time ago since President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act last December. But for many principals and superintendents, the new law's details seem to be taking awhile to fully sink in.
On Thursday, our colleague Catherine Gewertz wrote up the findings of a survey about testing commissioned by the Northwest Evaluation Association and conducted by Gallup Education. The survey focused on the attitudes of principals and superintendents as well as parents about assessmentóbut for those curious about how folks feel about ESSA, there's fodder in the findings as well.†
Let's look at how familiar principals and superintendents feel they are with the new federal education law:
By Andrew Ujifusa on May 5, 2016 12:50 PM
Garden State Coalition of Schools