Making the Grade: ESSA School Report Card Design Challenge

By: Brian Robinson, Policy Fellow Last week, the US Department of Education and the Data Quality Campaign welcomed policy makers, parents, researchers, educators, and students from all over the country to the Cleveland Park Library in Washington, DC. Our task was to work in groups to design a prototype for a school report card thatContinue reading “Making the Grade: ESSA School Report Card Design Challenge”

The Future of American Schools is Bright

By: Abby Ragan, Policy Fellow On April 25, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institute and George W. Bush Institute co-hosted a forum called “Beyond Reading and Math: How to Accelerate Success for Students.” Under the new federal school accountability law, ESSA, states and schools now have the ability to both widen the definition ofContinue reading “The Future of American Schools is Bright”

State Board in the Community: October 2017

By: Alexandria Smith, Communication Fellow In addition to our #DCGradReqs meeting this past week, SBOE members were out in full force at community events around the District! RUTH WATTENBERG Ward 3 Representative, Ruth Wattenberg, was a guest speaker at a Wilson High School Parent Teacher Student Organization meeting on school report cards. @Ruth4Schools guest speakingContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2017”