30 Nov 2015
| by Karen Manship, Heather Quick
The short answer: Yes.
An AIR study released today finds that Transitional Kindergarten, the first year of a two-year kindergarten program for young five year olds in California, appears to improve children’s school readiness in critical areas of academic learning and development.
12 Nov 2015
| by Jenny DeMonte
New federal regulations will require teacher preparation programs to report outcomes. But how do we flag problems before candidates start teaching?
03 Nov 2015
| by Angela Minnici, Jenni Fipaza
Want to improve student performance? Evaluating and developing teacher teams, not individuals, may bring the best results.
29 Oct 2015
| by George Bohrnstedt, Fran Stancavage
Scores are down on the Nation's Report Card, but drops are small. AIR's George Bohrnstedt and Fran Stancavage put it in perspective.