Minda Corso

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Jeb Bush: Remarkable bi-partisan convergence of opinion

In EdReform on November 26, 2012 at 9:07 am

By: Jeb Bush

It has been rewarding to watch education reform grow from a small movement in a handful of states to a national priority that takes in all states. I am particularly proud of the role played by the Foundation for Excellence in Education in promoting student-driven policy reforms. Read the rest of this entry »

Complete Agenda Released for the 2012 National Summit on Education Reform

In EdReform on November 20, 2012 at 6:37 pm

WASHINGTON – The Foundation for Excellence in Education today announced its final general and strategy sessions for the fifth annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC, Nov. 27-28.  Read the rest of this entry »

Student-Driven. Teacher-Fueled.

In Effective Teachers and Leaders on November 20, 2012 at 7:38 am

By: Sara Clements

I’d like to say thank you. This time of year, many of us are feeling particularly thankful, but I know I speak for most Floridians when I say we’re thankful for teachers every single day. They do so much more than teach. Teachers are motivators, cheerleaders, mentors and the hardworking pit crew on every student’s path to success. Read the rest of this entry »

ALEC Vote Rejects Anti-Common Core Resolution

In Standards and Accountability on November 19, 2012 at 11:40 pm

By: Dave Myslinski

Over the weekend, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) rejected an anti-Common Core bill, thus completing its 18-month exploration of the Common Core State Standards. This action reaffirmed ALEC’s position that states should be in charge of their education standards and supports the option for states to freely adopt Common Core.  Read the rest of this entry »

Arne Duncan to Give Keynote at the 2012 National Summit on Education Reform

In EdReform on November 16, 2012 at 3:20 pm

WASHINGTON – The Foundation for Excellence in Education today announced U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver a breakfast keynote address for the fifth annual Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform. This keynote will take place at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC, Nov. 28. Read the rest of this entry »

#EIA12 Summit App

In Uncategorized on November 15, 2012 at 5:50 pm

As we’re gearing up for our National Summit (and by gearing up, I really mean we’re in full swing!) we are excited to give you a tool to help navigate the event. Read the rest of this entry »