Showing posts in the category Research and Policy
. Show all
Accurately measuring the various dimensions of school quality can help education systems improve student and teacher experiences and help stakeholders better understand the elements of school performance. Surveys show that MCIEA's School Quality Measures are making in strides in gauging student and school success in authentic ways.
"Reducing schools to a single number obscures both what they are best at and what they need to improve upon."
Both teachers and students will benefit when we make the shift to authentic professional development. Micro-credentials offer an opportunity to recognize and celebrate what teachers are learning, and encourages them to transfer their learning to their students.
To help build a more comprehensive system for measuring school quality that goes beyond test scores, the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Educational Assessment asked people who had a close-up view of what happens day-to-day in schools – teachers, principals, district administrators, family members, and students – what made a good school.
Rosann Tung shows how leaders in education are coming together to disrupt systems of oppression that target young men of color.
Our Eight for Equity! series continues with a roundup of eight of our favorite videos, articles, tools, and resources for advancing educational equity.
Richard Feistman shows how districts can turn program evaluation from a daunting task into a powerful tool for growth.