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Districts Cheer Kansas K-12 Aid Deal, Despite Uncertainties

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:30pm
Funding changes will pour more money into Kansas schools in a bid to satisfy a state supreme court ruling on aid.
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Bipartisan Research Bill Rockets Through House Panel

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:30pm
The House education committee gave unanimous backing to a measure making over the Institute of Education Sciences.
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Tests Balance Common Core, Those With Cognitive Issues

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:29pm
Specialized tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards are being field-tested for students with severe cognitive disabilities.
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Studies Offer Insights on Implementing Common Core

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:29pm
At a national meeting of education researchers this month, scholars shared lessons learned so far from standards implementation in some states and districts.
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Studies Hit on Ways to Nurture Students' 'Growth Mindsets'

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:29pm
Researchers at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association shared some practical strategies for teaching students that intelligence is not immutable.
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New York Seeks an Alternative to inBloom

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:28pm
After severing its ties with the controversial data-management company, the state must determine how it will store and organize student information.
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U.S. Students Score Above Average on New Problem-Solving Test

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:27pm
American 15-year-olds scored above average among the 44 nations taking part in a new test designed to measure creative problem-solving skills.
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Motherlode Blog: I Have No Idea How Many Calories Are in My Grandmother’s Gefilte Fish

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:21pm
For my daughters, food isn’t a troublesome source of calories demanding its weight in exercise. It’s holidays, it’s funny stories, it’s seasons. It’s my grandmother’s gefilte fish, and all of us cooking it together.






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Questions About Financial Aid?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:18am
Richard Pérez-Peña and Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of Edvisors, answered reader questions on paying for college.






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