Texans for Education Reform
AUSTIN — An education advocacy group that is spending nearly $1 million on legislative races this year told a House committee Tuesday that it favors the creation of a special statewide school district to take over low-performing campuses.
Building a completely sustainable classroom was about more than meeting a rare and rigorous construction challenge for the Monarch School.
While online learning continues to grow in popularity, implementation and training for teachers and administrators has unfortunately remained a stumbling block—until now. The Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and the Silicon Schools Fund are partnering with the world-renown Khan Academy to offer free online content on “High-Quality Blended Learning."
Something important happened in education last month. The College Board announced a new design for the SAT exam. And in doing so the organization made a commitment that every student who takes the new exam will read a passage from America's founding documents or the great global conversation they inspired. This news was eclipsed by another important announcement: The College Board and Khan Academy—a nonprofit digital education platform—will partner to provide "free, world-class test prep" for the new exam.