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Mass. considers new goal for MCAS
President and Founder of The Efficacy Institute, Jeff Howard, is chairing a task force to address the "proficiency gap" in Massachusetts; yesterday the group presented their report and recommendations to state board members. The report sets a goal that every student population (including currently underperforming groups such as English Language Learners, Black, Hispanic, and Low-Income), reach 85% proficient or advanced by 2020. The board will vote on task force recommendations next week.
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During the Efficacy “Get Smart” Mindset workshop for parents and families, I ask participants to generate a list of the kinds of things they (unconsciously) do and say that lead...
At DreamYard Prep High School in the Bronx, I recently observed Jeremy Nadel’s Art Majors’ class as they presented their artwork and offered feedback to one another...