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How to Make Senior Capstones Truly Anti-Racist: Alternative Assessments Are Not Inherently Equitable Without Concerted Effort

July 21, 2021

Lisa Martinez

Issue(s): Commit to Equity, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Federal and State Policy Updates Published July 12th

July 12, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Fund Innovation

Education Domain Blog

From One-Size-Fits-All Education to Learning Ecosystems: Our Call-to-Action for States

June 18, 2021

Susan Patrick

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

States Can Use Innovation Zones as K-12 Reimagines Its Future after COVID

June 3, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Fund Innovation, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Where Did the Teachers of Color Go? Decolonizing Education Starts with Teacher Diversity

May 20, 2021

Kim Lanoy-Sandoval

Issue(s): Commit to Equity, Engage Community, Design for Educational Equity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy April 2021 Updates

May 6, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Fund Innovation, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Seeks Field Input on Annual Stakeholder Survey

March 30, 2021

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issue(s): Aurora Institute, Aurora Institute Symposium, Federal Policy, State Policy, Issues in Practice

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy March 2021 Updates

March 28, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

One Year In: Innovative Approaches to Learning During a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

Miho Kubagawa

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Engage Community

Education Domain Blog

Our Call for Presentation Proposals for Aurora 2021 Closes Friday

March 23, 2021

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issue(s): Aurora Institute Symposium

Education Domain Blog

U.S. Department of Education Issues State Guidance on Assessments This School Year Amid Pandemic 

March 9, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Announcing the 2021 Virtual Aurora Institute Symposium & Call for Proposals

March 8, 2021

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issue(s): Aurora Institute Symposium

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Submits Comments on the E-Rate Expansion

March 5, 2021

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband, Design for Educational Equity

Education Domain Blog

New Episode of Innovation Spotlight Episode - Racial Equity in Education Policymaking

February 26, 2021

Fred Jones

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity, State Policy, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Congratulates Christopher Rush as Next Director of Educational Technology

February 26, 2021

Susan Patrick

Issue(s): Aurora Institute, Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy February 2021 Updates

February 25, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Innovation Is Everywhere

February 3, 2021

Jenny Curtin, Britt Neuhaus, Saskia Levy Thompson

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction, Activate Student Agency

Education Domain Blog

Public Comments Submitted on the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

February 1, 2021

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy January 2021 Updates

January 29, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy

Education Domain Blog

Ensure Anytime, Anyplace Learning and Enable Competency-Based Learning in Distance Learning

January 28, 2021

Laureen Avery, Marsha Jones, Sara Marr, Derek Wenmoth

Issue(s): Rethink Instruction, Activate Student Agency, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Education Domain Blog

Make the Implicit Explicit in Remote Learning

January 19, 2021

Laureen Avery, Marsha Jones, Sara Marr, Derek Wenmoth

Education Domain Blog

Better than Before

January 14, 2021

Susan Patrick

Issue(s): Aurora Institute, Federal Policy, State Policy

Education Domain Blog

Taking Time to Assess What Students Know, Think, and Feel

January 11, 2021

Charmaine Mercer

Issue(s): Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Statement on the Violent Storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021

January 7, 2021

Susan Patrick

Issue(s): Aurora Institute

Education Domain Blog

Mere Engagement: Reflections about the Connections Between Online Learning, Student Agency, and Student Engagement

January 7, 2021

Laureen Avery, Marsha Jones, Sara Marr, Derek Wenmoth

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction, Activate Student Agency