Federal & National Policy



IFC on Rethinking Education

As a member of the World Bank Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC) has big goals: end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity—in every developing country.

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Privacy Bills Block Personalization, Seek Private Benefit

Dozens of seemingly well-intentioned student privacy bills have been dropped on state houses recently-- not exactly a coincidence.Those interested in maintaining a centralized approach to data management-- and software sales have suddenly caught the privacy religion.

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Collaborative Approach to Literacy

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) supports better reading and writing across the curriculum by helping teachers to build engaging Common Core-aligned units.

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80% Grad Rates: Great Progress, More to Do

The nation quietly passed an important milestone a couple years ago--more than 80% of high school students graduate. Many people contributed to the improvement--10 are mentioned specifically. CMOs and dropout prevention programs also deserve credit.

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Education, Nonprofit, Government & Tech Worlds Collide this Month in Virtual Agreement

By: Beth Purcell. But no app, gadget or new operating system can change an essential education truth: when it comes to how our students learn, parents know best. Only with parental choice intact can we harness the full potential of online learning.

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Digital Learning Now!

Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers.

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School: A Zone of Privacy and Innovation

Intentions are dead on--data privacy is crucial to the digital conversion. But the bill could lead to a number of unintended consequences that limit opportunities for students and tools for teachers and throw us back to a legacy system of "district knows best" where lumbering incumbent organizations control the convers...

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The FCC Adds to the Digital Learning Day Celebration

The FCC has not only agreed that there is a need to focus on broadband connectivity but today announced that they will double their investment- with an additional $2 billion dollars over the next 2 years.

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