What the World Can Teach Us: International Lessons on Choice and Innovation in Education

Every student in the United States deserves a great education. And, every parent in this country – regardless of background, income or zip code – deserves the right to choose the school that is best for his or her child. To achieve that goal, Secretary DeVos has called for “a transformation that will open up

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Third International Summit on the Teaching Profession: Sitting at OUR Table

This time of year I typically dream of travelling someplace warm, but today I woke up wishing I were in Amsterdam. As a Social Studies teacher, I would appreciate the opportunity to dive into the city’s rich history. Today I want to be there to participate in the third International Summit on the Teaching Profession.

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Eight Lessons Learned From Piloting the Rapid Cycle Evaluation Coach

“Mrs. Lowerre’s class” by diane horvath is licensed under CC BY 2.0.   For the last 18 months, the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the Department, has been working with Mathematica Policy Research and SRI International to build the Rapid

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Secretary DeVos Joins Ivanka Trump, Astronaut in Women’s History Month Celebration at Smithsonian Air & Space Museum

The Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures chronicles the inspiring story of three brilliant African American women mathematicians who, despite the barriers put in their way, played a pivotal role in one of our nation’s greatest achievements. These “human computers” performed by hand the complex mathematical calculations required to put a man into orbit around the Earth.

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