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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

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Issues Statement on the Nomination of Dr. Miguel A. Cardona as Education Secretary

January 4, 2021

Susan Patrick, Fred Jones

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Modernize HEA, Design for Educational Equity, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Top 10 Posts of 2020

December 29, 2020

DeQuendre Bertrand

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

Education Domain Blog

New Stimulus Bill Puts K-12 Education on the Road to Recovery

December 22, 2020

Fred Jones

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

Education Domain Blog

How Vermont Is Strengthening Local Assessment Systems

December 10, 2020

Issue(s): Lead Change and Innovation, Support Professional Learning, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Learn Lessons from the Field, Engage Community

Education Domain Blog

Examine the Purpose of Accountability

November 18, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

What Does Attendance Mean in the COVID-19 Era? New Issue Brief Offers Analysis and Recommendations

November 13, 2020

Susan Patrick, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Education Domain Blog

Rethink Assessment and Address the Need for Balanced Systems of Assessments for Measuring Student Learning

November 12, 2020

Alexis Chambers

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

Education Domain Blog

More Insights from the 2020 Aurora Institute Symposium

October 29, 2020

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