School Leaders

ESSA and the Future of High School Assessment

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)¬†still requires that high school¬†students be tested at least once in reading/language arts, math, and science. But¬†it gives states quite a bit of wiggle room in designing their high school assessment and accountability systems. States are now deciding which high school assessments they will use and how¬†these assessments will factor[…]Continue Reading
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Dear R&R: I Have Arrival and Dismissal Time Problems

Dear Rick & Rebecca: During the first week of school, I had arrival and dismissal time problems. My buses were running super early and many¬†students¬†arrived 30 minutes ahead of schedule. I let the kids into the foyer and a¬†few teachers helped out while I¬†dealt with¬†transportation. Apparently, there were scheduling conflicts that weren’t easy to rectify.[…]Continue Reading