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The Funding Outlook For K-12 Education Is Bright For Now

By Jay A. Diskey, Diskey Public Affairs

As the end of the year approaches, Westchester Education Services is gathering market intelligence to assist its clients prepare for the challenges and opportunities 2023 will bring. I recently presented at the EdWeek Market Brief Summit, which is an excellent opportunity to collect information and learn about the latest trends impacting the school market. I…

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EdWeek Market Brief Summit – November 2022

by Christina DeYoung, Director of Client Solutions

We just returned from the EdWeek Market Brief Summit in Dallas which was on all counts remarkably rewarding. Remarkable, first and foremost, because it was in person. The “adjacent possible” that comes from chatting in the buffet line is not one that we take for granted post-Pandemic. Here are our key takeaways from the Summit:…

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A Complete Solution via Westchester’s Partner Network

by Kevin J. Gray, President and Chief Content Officer

Westchester Education Services is a market leader in creating engaging, inclusive content. Print and online curriculum providers rely on us for our subject matter expertise, for our understanding of pedagogical approaches, and for our years of experience developing highly effective educational materials. Because we work with so many players in the space (nearly 50 annually),…

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Adoption of New Math Programs in California May Be Delayed

By Jay A. Diskey of Diskey Public Affairs, Policy consultant to Westchester Education Services Extended debates over California’s draft guidelines for math instruction recently caused the state’s Board of Education to delay the approval of the guidelines until early next year or even later. The postponement could subsequently cause a delay in the adoption of…

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Holding Steady

by Kevin Gray, President and Chief Content Officer A recent article published in EdSurge by SEL leaders Robert F. Sherman and Pamela McVeagh-Lally (co-founders of SEL Consulting Collaborative) makes a strong case for why social-emotional learning is necessary for the health and well-being of our students. The article dismantles the false premises that much of…

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Report Finds White Characters Still Dominate Learning Content

by Samantha Tucker, Senior Editor, Culturally Responsive Education “From the 1600s, in this nation, until about the mid-20th century, our explanation for disparity—racial disparity—was genetic. We literally said that one group of people is not as good as another group of people.” -Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings President of the National Academy of Education Professor Emeritus of…

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EdWeek Market Brief Summit – Autumn 2021

by Kevin J. Gray, President and Chief Content Officer   Earlier this month, I attended the EdWeek Market Brief Summit. The annual event has proven to be an excellent source for information and perspectives that help us understand how the education market is evolving and changing. Here are some of the top themes and topics…

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Meet Sandra Colmenares

  Sandra Colmenares joined the Westchester Education Services team in Fall 2021, as the Senior Supervising Editor, Languages and Translation. She brings into this role her professional experience working for several educational publishers along with her personal experience of having emigrated to the United States as an adult and assimilating into the local community. Sandra…

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Dayton Young Black Professionals – Black Excellence Week Opportunity Fair

by India Brown, Project Coordinator Open the Door We know that opportunities aren’t fair unless you’re in there unless you know where unless you connect heirs You have to know somebody to be somebody You have to be known to move on to succeed to breathe to live to be to live to breathe to…

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