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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Explores School Choice in Second Issue of The Line

Posted on October 18, 2017
 

Frontline Hosts Civil Discourse Dinner for Nation’s Education Leaders to Exchange Ideas and Insight on This Divisive Issue

MALVERN, Pa., October 18, 2017. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute released the second print issue of The Line, a publication dedicated to encouraging civil discourse among K-12 education leaders, today at the Council of Great City Schools (CGCS) conference in Cleveland, Ohio. The issue focuses on answering the question...

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New Survey of Special Education Professionals Examines Student Classification Rates Across the Country

Posted on September 7, 2017
 

Frontline Research & Learning Institute launches new series; first report finds state practices are highly varied but educators largely believe students in their states are properly classified

MALVERN, Pa., September 7, 2017. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today announced the release of a new report series focused on equity in special education classification rates for students across the country. A majority of surveyed education professionals believe that their state has classified an appropriate number of students for special education services...

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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Releases Bridging the Gap: Part Four

Posted on June 8, 2017
 

Frontline Research & Learning Institute Series Highlights Professional Learning Best Practices Aligned with New Federal Guidelines for School Districts

MALVERN, Pa., June 8, 2017. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released Bridging the Gap: Part Four, the final installment in a series designed to examine whether U. S. school districts are offering professional learning that aligns with the new federal definition of professional learning under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Based on national analysis...

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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Releases Bridging the Gap: Part Three

Posted on March 30, 2017
 

Findings Illustrate Discrepancies in Enrollment for Collaborative-Format vs. Job-Embedded Professional Learning Activities

MALVERN, Pa., Mar. 30, 2017. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today announced the release of Bridging the Gap: Part 3. The report is the third in a four-part series that aims to unpack and explore the six criteria that comprise the new definition of professional learning in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Launches First-of-Its-Kind Publication Dedicated to Civil Discourse in K-12 Education

Posted on March 2, 2017
 

With John E. Deasy as Editor-In-Chief, The Line Champions Debate and Exchange of Ideas and Insight as Critical to Problem-Solving and Improving Education for America’s More than 50 Million Public School Students

MALVERN, Pa., Mar. 2, 2017. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today at AASA’s National Conference on Education launches The Line, the first publication for K-12 education leaders that endeavors to encourage civil discourse. Its content and format pivot on the exchange of ideas, information and insight from education leaders across the country to help drive engagement and action that yield better outcomes for our nation’s public school students.

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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Releases Second Report in Bridging the Gap Series

Posted on January 31, 2017
 

New Research Report Explores Metrics Around Sustained and Intensive Criteria Proposed in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 31, 2017. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today announced the release of Bridging the Gap: Part 2. The report is the second in a four-part series that aims to unpack and explore the six criteria that comprise the new definition of professional learning in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Frontline Research & Learning Institute Launches New Publication: The Line

Posted on November 16, 2016
 

Former Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent, Dr. John Deasy, will head an editorial board of the leading minds in K-12 education

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 16, 2016. — The Frontline Research & Learning Institute, a division of Frontline Education, today announced education leader and youth justice advocate Dr. John Deasy will serve as Editor-in-Chief of The Line, a print and digital publication for K-12 education leaders launching in early March 2017.

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The Frontline Research and Learning Institute Releases First Major Report

Posted on April 5, 2016
 

Findings Point to a Distinct Opportunity for Improvement in Process and Collaboration on Professionally Related Absences

Malvern, Pennsylvania. — April 5, 2016. The Frontline Research and Learning Institute today shared its first major report that details findings on professionally related absences from more than 4,500 K-12 organizations nationwide. The report indicates that of all employee absences for a three-year period, from July 2012 through June 2015, nearly 1 in 5 is for professional reasons, such as professional development, school business and field trips that are approved or directed by district- or school-level administration. 

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Frontline Technologies Launches Institute to Leverage Actionable Insights from Over 7,300 School Districts

Posted on March 1, 2016
 

Partnership with Johns Hopkins University Center for Research & Reform in Education will provide meaningful insights to the Education Community

MALVERN, Pennsylvania. — March 1, 2016. Frontline Technologies, a leader in K-12 Education Software, announced today the launch of the Frontline Research and Learning Institute. The institute will provide data-driven research, resources and observations to support and advance the educational community in its goal to impact student achievement.

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