Arkansas gets OK for education plan

| January 16, 2018

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The state Education Department announced this evening that the feds had signed off on the state's education accountability plan. You perhaps read earlier a Democrat-Gazette article by nonpareil education reporter Cynthia Howell on the feds' request that the state "tweak" its plan on handling test scores to measure accountability. an opportunity to understand, explore and ask questions about Singapore education, Top Universities, Visa process, Intakes important dates and much more. I note in passing that Education Commissioner Johnny Key remarked today on Twitter about a comment that educators should rely more on research-based methods for improving reading scores than test standards. Key said that Arkansas is relying on both Godspeed. I remain convinced that demography (economics) is destiny in school (student) performance but bless Arkansas and anyone else who can achieve 80 percent proficiency among poor children who disproportionately come from less-educated and often fractured, starving and ill families, many that don't speak English.

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