January 3, 2017

Better data, better decisions: building an assessment portfolio to energize achievement

Administrators in the Hartford School District in Hartford, Vermont, appreciate the equitable-outcome and access objectives of standards-based education. The difficulty, they say, comes in implementing assessments that not only measure student performance against those standards, but also provide the timely, […]
December 29, 2016

3 big predictions for K12 education in 2017

By: Ken Stoflet, Marketing Communications Specialist What will change in 2017? What will stay the same? Where is education heading? As 2016 comes to an end, we’ve put our heads together and made three big predictions for K12 education in […]
December 22, 2016

The top books Renaissance quiz writers read in 2016

By: Ken Stoflet, Marketing Communications Specialist Ever wonder who writes the reading comprehension quizzes in Renaissance Accelerated Reader® and Accelerated Reader 360®? With more than 180,000 quizzes available and new books published every day, we have an amazing team that […]
December 19, 2016

Finding the greatness: from at-risk student to teacher of the year

She seemed destined to be just another at-risk statistic, on a path to increasingly destructive behavior born of a troubled home life, poverty, abuse, and neglect. But along the way, one caring church family and a devoted elementary art teacher […]