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Putting Cutting Edge Education Policy into Practice
September 23, 2016 12:26 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., Sept. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) released "Policy, Pilots and the Path to Competency-Based Education: A Tale of Three...
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NEVADA'S EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM UPHELD
May 20, 2016 17:42 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 18, Judge Eric Johnson denied the state's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Nevada's popular Education Savings Account program (Duncan...
Are States Preparing Students for Success?
March 16, 2016 08:11 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) relaunched an updated interactive website WhyProficiencyMatters.com, offering...
ExcelinEd Urges Indiana to be Honest, Raise Expectations for Students
October 13, 2015 18:14 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, FL, FLA., Oct. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Indiana's State Board of Education (SBOE) has an opportunity at the October 14 meeting to take a step forward in aligning cut scores on...
What North Dakota Students Don't Know Can Hurt Them
October 13, 2015 12:57 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., Oct. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North Dakota's education leaders have an important opportunity to save their students from a future of college remediation and an irreversible...
Release: What Maryland Students Don't Know Can Hurt Them
September 30, 2015 12:35 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maryland has been overestimating its students' mastery of knowledge and skills, a practice that can impede their ability to transition from high...
RELEASE: ExcelinEd Defends Nevada Education Savings Account Program
September 18, 2015 14:21 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Foundation for Excellence in Education launched www.DropTheSuitNV.org to defend Nevada's fledgling Education Savings Account Program...
What Colorado Students Don't Know Can Hurt Them
September 18, 2015 09:51 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colorado has the opportunity to ensure every child has the ability to compete in a 21st century economy that increasingly demands more skilled and...
RELEASE: Illinois Gets Honest, Raises Expectations for Students
September 18, 2015 09:34 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday, the Illinois State Board of Education voted to approve the performance level threshold scores for the Partnership for Assessment of...
Closing the Gap - Arizona Sets High Proficiency Standards
September 18, 2015 09:26 ET | Foundation for Excellence in Education
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., Sept. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last five years, Arizona's education leaders have made courageous decisions to raise standards, create more rigorous assessments and...