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July 11, 2016

Building Comprehensive ESSA Stakeholder Engagement

This "view from the field" post is part of Homeroom, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education. This post provides examples and links to resources to help states with an engagement strategy that involves all stakeholders in creating a common vision of educational opportunity and accountability.

June 17, 2016

Invitation to Review K-12 Computer Science Framework

The goal of the K-12 Computer Science Framework is to describe a foundation for what all students need to know and be able to do in computer science. The ACM, CSTA,, CIC, and NMSI, along with lead states, districts, writers, and advisors, have joined together to develop conceptual guidelines for states and districts in creating a K-12 pathway in computer science. These organizations welcome all educators to engage in the third and final public review of the K-12 Computer Science Framework. The review period ends June 29, 2016.

June 6, 2016

Ed Week's Every Student Succeeds Act Overview

Key elements of the new Every Student Succeeds Act are summarized in this Education Week article. A short video unpacks the details of the new law and what it means for schools, educators, and students.