Federal stimulus funding for education is at an all-time high right now. Additionally, many states will also be increasing their funding, meaning many districts will have increased resources for the next 2–3 years. …


Pushing an agenda to transform education (developing a joint vision of what education should be, planning the necessary steps and changes, getting buy-in for the difficult culture changes necessary for success, and then actually implementing) is hard enough during good times. …


I served as Governor of West Virginia during 9/11 as well as multiple natural disasters. The chaos of instantly uprooted lives, economic devastation, and panic necessitates real-time action to meet the immediate needs of vulnerable people who find themselves displaced, lacking basic necessities, and suddenly questioning their very future.

All…


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Democrats ranked education as their №2 priority, behind health care, in a recent Pew Research Center survey. Among all voters, 72 percent said they wanted to see increased federal spending on education, compared to 53 percent who wanted increase health care spending, according to another…


Reposted from FutureEd at Georgetown.

Bob Wise served as president of the Alliance for Excellent Education from 2005 until his recent departure. His work at the nonprofit advocacy organization put him in the middle of the nation’s major school reform battles over the past decade and a half. Trained as…


When I ran for governor in 2000, my Republican opponent and I had much to disagree on. But when it came to the federally-supported Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), we only sparred over who would implement coverage more aggressively, not over the merits. …


Can two conferences held thirty-five miles apart indicate that a personalized learning movement is growing, especially if they take place in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley? …


Helping Students Succeed, One Day at a Time

Spring is a time when many teachers and students celebrate the end of the school year. It is a time to reflect on their powerful learning experiences and take pride in their progress. …


Today thousands of teachers and millions of students are celebrating the ways technology transforms student learning as part of the Alliance for Excellent Education’s (the Alliance’s) fifth annual Digital Learning Day (DLDay). Teaching strategies that use technology to strengthen student learning (collectively known as digital learning) have become integral instructional…

Bob Wise

Working for social impact & improving student learning outcomes at Bob Wise LLC. Former West Virginia governor, congressman & president of @All4Ed. @bobwise48

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