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'The vicious rivalry and inevitable resentment on display as a handful of overachievers battle it out over tiny differences in GPA has led some schools to stop ranking, or at least to identify a batch of high-scoring kids as co-valedictorians -- a tiny step in the right direction.'
The seventh in a series of posts about schools that work to close opportunity gaps for all students.
The University of Pennsylvania students replaced it with the photo of an African-American author to highlight diversity.
King rejected an appeal from ACICS, agreeing that it is incapable of rectifying years of lax oversight of troubled for-profit colleges.
Four of the scholars are from MIT and three each are from U-Va. and Harvard.
The Board of Regents voted to streamline a process many considered inaccurate and confusing, but the new system will still rely on schools to report data.
For the religious right, vouchers are a way to dismantle public education.
New federal regulations cover areas such as school ratings and quality indicators, dealing with "consistently underperforming" groups of students, testing opt-outs, and more.
Seventeen of 21 programs fully passed the first major test of the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation's new accreditation standards.
A handful of states are reinvesting in their thinning ranks of school counselors to get more students on the college path.
Now that states are moving to take on new authority over K-12 policy under the Every Student Succeeds Act, skirmishes are breaking out in several states over who's in charge.
Effective systems of student trauma support can be replicated from one district to another, writes superintendent Tiffany Anderson.
Proven strategies for managing stress help both students and adults within a school community, writes former superintendent Terry Grier.
The brain's response to trauma and unpredictable stress has critical implications for student learning, explains researcher Bruce Perry.
In Darrington, Wash., a deadly natural disaster magnified the other traumatic circumstances in students’ lives, writes principal Tracy Franke.
Creative expression in schools gives students an opportunity to work through deep emotional wounds, writes Heidi Durham.
Wellness and self-care practices can equip students from underserved communities to handle the circumstances of poverty, writes Ali Smith.
Education Week's second special report on RTI explores how the instructional framework has expanded into new forms and uses in schools across the country.
Response to intervention has come a long way from its origins in special education law—but not without some bumps along the way.
Here's a glossary for help in understanding multitiered systems of support, response to intervention, and their related uses.