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AAE supports and serves educators in all school settings, including traditional public schools, private schools, and public charter schools. That's why we submitted a proposal to present at the 2017 National Charter Schools Conference in front of over 4,200 dedicated educators from across the nation. Now, a panel of our staff and members has a chance to present, but we need your immediate support to secure our spot by voting for our session!   Continue Reading...
What the 2016 Election Means for Education
posted by: Alana | November 09, 2016, 04:30 pm

 

Against all odds and predictions, Donald J. Trump secured a victory in the 2016 election. But that wasn't the only noteworthy outcome at the polls. Here are a few more key decisions made by voters across the U.S. we think you should follow:

 

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AAE’s 2015 National Member Survey
posted by: Alix | February 05, 2015, 12:00 am
Today, AAE released its 2015 Membership Survey about the nation's most talked-about education and labor policies. We're thrilled to showcase member opinions and share our findings with policymakers and stakeholders on all levels.   Continue Reading...

 

As School Choice Week 2015 gets underway, AAE just wanted to remind you about the top 8 most important facts you need to have in your school choice week arsenal. We have a huge opportunity to make sure our voices are heard, so let's make it count by arming ourselves with these critical facts:

 

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This week the Association of American Educators joins groups of students, parents, and community leaders across the country in celebrating National School Choice Week 2015!  It's an honor to be celebrating teachers and their professional choices!

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Out with the Old, in with the New!
posted by: Alana | December 15, 2014, 07:35 pm
Mike Antonucci from the Education Intelligence Agency couldn’t have put it better when he said that for unions to really make great strides on behalf of Millenials in the teaching profession it “would require sacrificing the interests of those in the room for those still outside of the building.”   Continue Reading...
Year-Round Schooling: A great idea? Or a Horrible one?
posted by: Alana | November 03, 2014, 11:41 am
Many Americans grapple over the question of whether or not to add more time into the school calendar. But whether it’s by adding more days onto the school calendar or simply more time into our school days, it’s a pretty universal belief that children who spend more time in the classroom are prone to meeting higher education standards.   Continue Reading...
Reform Matters: July 24. 2014
posted by: Alix | July 24, 2014, 04:48 pm
Welcome to the Association of American Educators' online publication, Reform Matters! This education reform-focused publication features both original AAE content and a compilation of the latest news from the growing education reform community.   Continue Reading...
Reform Matters: June 25, 2014
posted by: Alix | June 26, 2014, 12:00 am
Welcome to the Association of American Educators' online publication, Reform Matters! This education reform-focused publication features both original AAE content and a compilation of the latest news from the growing education reform community.   Continue Reading...
Single-Sex Classrooms in 2014
posted by: Ruthie | February 11, 2014, 11:19 am

In an effort to remove distractions and enhance learning, several Washington, D.C. area public schools are experimenting with classes by separating boys and girls into single-sex learning environments. The practice is becoming a new trend in education reform.

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Education Polls: Where do Americans Really Stand?
posted by: Ruthie | August 23, 2013, 10:18 am
Three highly-influential education polls have been released within the past week: the Education Next (EdNext) poll, the Associated Press poll and, now the Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) poll. While all organizations claim to represent the education views of the general public, many of the polls portray conflicting results.   Continue Reading...
AAE Celebrates Educators & Charter Schools This Week
posted by: Ruthie | May 06, 2013, 10:27 am
This week, May 5-11, 2013, is both National Teacher Appreciation Week and National Charter Schools Week. AAE is pleased to recognize inspiring educators and to celebrate the growing national public charter school movement, this week and every week.   Continue Reading...
This morning, AAE staff had the pleasure of attending the Center for American Progress' panel discussion, "What Ails the Governance of Public Education, and What Can Be done to Cure it?" The panelist included Cynthia G Brown, vice president for education at the Center for American Progress, Checker E. Finn Jr., president of the Thomas B Fordham Institute, Neerav Kingsland, CEO of New Schools for New Orleans, Nelson Smith, a senior advisor at the National Association of Public Charter Schools.   Continue Reading...
Public Charter Schools Expanding at Record Pace Nationwide
posted by: Ruthie | January 24, 2013, 03:23 pm
According to new reports, the number of public charter schools in the U.S. has surpassed 6,000 for the first time in the 20-year effort to provide students and teachers with effective options. Figures are based on estimates from the 2012 – 2013 school year. These 6,000 charter schools currently provide education to more than 2.3 million students, another record number.   Continue Reading...
School Choice in Action in Vermont
posted by: Ruthie | January 17, 2013, 11:39 am
This week, the town of North Bennington, Vermont, received reluctant approval from the State Board of Education to move forward with opening a new independent school for the 2013-2014 school year. This approval triggers the North Bennington Prudential Committee's (the local school board's) authority to close the existing public elementary school and rent the building to the new Village School. The move essentially takes the public school independent, but it also gives every child in the community school choice under Vermont law – the right to attend any public or approved independent school, in state or out, with at least the full statewide tuition (currently over $12,000) following the child.   Continue Reading...
AAE is in for National School Choice Week 2013!
posted by: Alix | January 02, 2013, 11:31 am
Happy New Year! AAE is thrilled to once again join with other like-minded education organizations and schools in participating in National School Choice Week this January 27- February 2.   Continue Reading...
In the past year, Washington, D.C. public charter schools have experienced a five percent enrollment increase, rising to nearly 81,000 students this school year alone. They now comprise 41% of all public school students in the District of Columbia.   Continue Reading...
This morning, AAE staff members had the pleasure of attending an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) education policy event in Washington, D.C. With the 2012 election fresh on the minds of all attendees, AEI hosted a discussion answering the question, "What will the 2012 election mean for education?"   Continue Reading...
Countdown to Election Day: The Education Impact
posted by: Ruthie | November 01, 2012, 03:14 pm
Education has been a consistent theme in the 2012 presidential campaign. Although each candidate offers a different solution to improving America's education system, both President Obama and Governor Romney acknowledge that education reform is a critical part of their political platform. Regardless of the outcome next week, it is clear that the 2012 election will have a lasting impact on federal spending and K-12 education for years to come.   Continue Reading...
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