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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.
Regardless of the school or the district where my travels lead me, there is a particular group of students who are immediately identifiable by educators...
Dr. Janet Scott may be new to her role as Director of School and District Initiatives, but she is already a familiar face at Efficacy. For 17 years...
An idea for the day: Accepting responsibility for the outcomes of the children in one's classroom, whatever their