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Are Your District Finances Ready For ESSA?

By: Michael Goetz. Under the new ESSA fiscal regulations, districts will need to prove these three requirements to show they are equitably distributing dollars before additional federal dollars can supplement state and local funds.

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EdTech 10: Going for Gold

In this week's EdTech 10, we’re going for Olympic Gold with updates on everything from a mastery-based school district in Idaho to Snapchat and learning to code.

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EdTech’s Role in Ensuring Data Privacy

By: Neil Campbell. A summary of a paper ExcelinEd recently released that is focused on the important role service providers (including education and technology companies) play in building a trusted environment for learning.

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Fostering Academic Success for All

By: Karla Phillips and Jesse Hahnel. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) expands the focus of K12 student success to include provisions specifically for foster youth, as part of the effort to ensure that success can occur for ALL students.

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“Yes, but…” An ESSA Myth Buster

By: Samantha Tankersley. ExcelinEd understand the murkiness around Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), but there is certainty around some issues. Here are several statements to help explain the nuances around five common ESSA misconceptions.

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ESSA: The Same, the Changed and the New, Oh My!

By: Samantha Tankersley. ExcelinEd read the 391 pages of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and created this summary of the top 5 things eliminated, what survived and what is new.

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Goal 2025: 60% of Americans with Degrees

The Lumina Foundation is leading and supporting American efforts to boost college degree completion from about 40% to 60% by 2025. The Indianapolis-based foundation is focused on quality degrees as well as recognized job credentials.

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