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Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personal learning—creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
Home page of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the program that administers standardized tests to all fourth and eighth graders across the United States.
Web site of the American Association of School Administrators. Founded in 1865, AASA has more than 13,000 members worldwide. Its mission is to support and develop individuals dedicated to the highest-quality public education for all children.
Web site of the American Federation of Teachers, which represents the economic, social, and professional interests of classroom teachers. The AFT has more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide, 43 state affiliates, and more than 1.3 million members.
Web site of the Center on Education Policy, a national independent advocate for more effective public schools.
Web site of the U.S. Department of Education, which oversees the federal government’s contributions to public education.
Web site of the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, whose mission is to advance the understanding and acceptance of effective reform strategies in primary and secondary education.
Web site of the Center for Education Reform, a national organization dedicated to the promotion of more choices in education and more rigorous education programs.
The Web site of Education Week, a weekly publication devoted to primary and secondary education and funded by Editorial Projects in Education. Education Week publishes Quality Counts, an annual evaluation of K–12 education in all fifty states.
Web site of the National Education Association, which is dedicated to advancing public education. The organization has 2.8 million members at every level of education, from preschool to university graduate programs, and affiliates in every state, as well as in more than 13,000 local communities across the United States.
Web site of the National School Boards Association, a not-for-profit federation of state associations of school boards across the United States.