A Best Practices “Progress Blog” From the US Department of Education

balti schoolAs reported by the US Department of Education, the Department’s Progress blog showcases state and local innovative ideas, promising practices, lessons learned, and resources informed by the implementation of K-12 education reforms.  As described,

Currently, one can read about how teacher leaders in South Huntington, New York, are engaging and informing parents in the transition to higher standards, Rhode Island’s new educator support system is establishing specific goals related to student learning, and selective programs in Florida are turning teachers into principals through experience in schools.

The blog has also featured a piece on parent and community engagement in Baltimore schools.  Ideas for content may be sent to progress@ed.gov.