PISA, OCR delay, GAO on IES, Bain on school leaders, Ed in Indian Country : DRE’s ED News for K12 Researchers

posted Dec 8, 2013, 8:48 AM by Joe OReilly

What districts are doing in response to the common core  http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2013/12/_market_for_common_core.html

Student data privacy bill -- coming to a Republican controlled legislature near you soon http://www.alec.org/model-legislation/student-data-accessibility-transparency-accountability-act/

Pisa 2013: US average in reading, below in math, with fewer top performers.

     The results  http://www.oecd.org/pisa/keyfindings/pisa-2012-results.htm 

     The summary  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25090033?utm_content=bufferacbdc&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer 

     The news coverage  http://scholasticadministrator.typepad.com/thisweekineducation/2013/12/am-news-vietnam-wins-pisa-2013.html#.Up6I2eL4Kjc

The impact of family involvement on the education of young children  http://www.mdrc.org/publication/impact-family-involvement-education-children-ages-3-8?utm_source=MDRC+Updates&utm_campaign=16569d481d-October_31_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_504d5ac165-16569d481d-34958721

GAO on IES  http://ht.ly/ruzyx

Ed Week looks at “Education in Indian Country” (which sounds like a pejorative term out here in the southwest coming from a DC outlet because it is how those in Washington in the 1800’s described any area where ‘settlers’ were likely to encounter hostile Native Americans ) http://www.edweek.org/ew/projects/2013/native-american-education/index.html

OCR delays expanded data collection. Districts breathe sigh of relief. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/data.html

Some i3 grantees offer insights  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-e-slavin/lessons-from-innovators-s_b_4390456.html

Bain & Co. on developing school leaders   http://www.bain.com/publications/articles/building-pathways-to-school-leadership.aspx

Disability research news  http://links.mkt3889.com/servlet/MailView?ms=NzUyODkwNAS2&r=NzE0ODQ0NzA1MzMS1&j=MTAyOTk5NDMwS0&mt=1&rt=0

Lagniappe: The first top ed stories in 2013 piece   http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/12/the-most-notable-education-br-stories-of-2013/282059/

There is all this and lots more in our weekly edition -- http://bit.ly/18mG3K1

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