Education policy is set to be a central a topic of conversation in state and federal legislatures, as well as teacher lounges and dinner tables, as we head into an election year. In this week’s EdNews Round Up, revisit some of the most influential policies of 2019, and take a look at what could be in store for 2020.
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A lot has changed in the past decade, both inside and outside of the classroom, that have changed the landscape of education in more ways than one. Take a look back over some of the most impactful policy shifts and practices that have altered the teacher’s workday over the last 10 years, as well as stories on how to save a dying language, how ESSA has evolved since 2015, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
Meet Red Level Elementary in Red Level, Alabama, the elementary school champions of Edmentum’s 2019 Exact Path Skills Challenge competition. Read on to discuss how the school is using Exact Path uniquely in each grade level, why Exact Path works for the school, and how the school plans to celebrate its victory.
Meet the Tennessee Volunteer ChalleNGe Academy (TNVCA) in Nashville, Tennessee, the high school champions of Edmentum’s 2019 Exact Path Skills Challenge competition. I had the chance to talk with Kevin Meadows, lead instructor at the TNVCA, and chat about how the school is using Exact Path to personalize learning for students in an alternative setting, why Exact Path works for the school, and what got his students motivated to beat out the high school competition.