Educational Reform Essay
By analyzing the history of education and educational trends, teachers can hypothesize reforms intended to benefit the future of secondary education. From the following list, select two significant changes or reforms that have affected secondary education within the last 100 years:
Common Core state standards
Diversity and socioeconomic status
Inclusion and special education reform
Evidence-based instructional technology integration
Standardized testing (Age of Assessment)
Response to Intervention
K-12 online learning
Any other relevant change or reform, with approval from your instructor
Select 3-5 scholarly articles from the GCU Library that address the changes or reforms you have chosen.
In a 750-1,000 word essay, discuss both positive and negative aspects of these changes or reforms. Propose at least one change or reform you think would benefit the future of secondary education. Provide an explanation regarding how your suggested change or reform could be brought about.
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