How States and Schools Can Engage Employers to Invest in Workplace Learning
Work-based learning takes many forms: internships, job shadowing and service learning, for example. American parents strongly believe that students need these kinds of hands-on learning opportunities. In a recent poll, two-thirds of parents agreed that high school students... MORE
Thousands of Teachers Convene in Atlanta to Learn and Lead
More than 4,200 educators are in Atlanta this week to improve their skills and their schools. Teachers, principals and other education leaders attended SREB's annual High Schools That Work conference and a networking conference about powerful teaching strategies for literacy... MORE
Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee Join SARA Distance Ed Agreement
Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee were approved by the Southern Regional Education Board this week to join the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). These three bring the number of participating states to 27.
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Governor Hutchinson of Arkansas Elected SREB Chair
Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas was elected chair of the Southern Regional Education Board at the organization’s annual meeting in Naples, Florida.
Chancellor Johnson of Oklahoma is vice chair, and Senator Plymale of West Virginia treasurer.
Timely Access to Education Data
For two decades, states have invested significant amounts of their funding to implement statewide P-20 data systems. Improved data helps states collect and examine education data and identify trends that inform efforts to improve education and student achievement. But still... MORE