Monthly Archives: August 2013

Measuring Long-Term Success of English Language Learners

Last month, the State Board of Education voted to replace the English Language Learner ‘ELL’ subgroup with an ‘Ever ELL’ subgroup in the Revised Achievement Index submitted to the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The board is concerned about drawing … Continue reading

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Legislature to Report Whether State is On Track to Amply Provide for the Education of All Children

Mary Jean Ryan, Acting Chair of the State Board of Education, wrote the following letter to the co-chairs of the Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation. The committee is about to have their second meeting and send a report … Continue reading

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Summary of Education Legislation Passed in 2013 Sessions

The House of Representatives has completed its annual “Summary of Legislation” document, which is a helpful reference for a number of reasons. First, it provides a fairly concise explanation of each bill that passed the legislature. Second, it provides a … Continue reading

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