A new guide from REL Northeast & Islands will allow schools to survey student understanding of and exposure to competency-based learning. The new tool provides and overview of how to use the survey and how to adapt and administer it.
IES has awarded the first four grants in a new research program designed to help states and school districts evaluate the effectiveness of programs, practices or policies being used in their schools. The grants are funded by NCER and NCSER.
The average score for eighth-grade AI/AN students in reading was higher in 2009 than in 2007, and the percentage of AI/AN students at or above Proficient and at Advanced in mathematics was higher in 2009 than in 2005. (Read more)
Between 1985 and 2008, public school enrollment rose 26 percent, from 39.4 million to 49.8 million. (Read more)