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She called it good reporting. Northern Michigan University called it sensationalism. Now, Cheryl Reed is suing school officials and members of an oversight board after being ousted as faculty adviser to the North Wind, NMU’s student-run newspaper.Read full article >>
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Though critics worry about an increasing focus on metrics, some districts have begun recording and analyzing every scrap of information in an effort to improve.
It used to be that students from families with low incomes qualified for lunches that were either free or available at a reduced price. That’s still true — but now, new federal rules allow kids who aren’t poor at many schools to get the same thing.Read full article >>
State funding for public pre-kindergarten programs ticked up nationwide in 2014, as did enrollment of 3- and 4-year-olds, according to a new report released Monday. But access to preschool continues to vary widely from state to state.Read full article >>
New research calls into question the widespread practice of retaining students in 3rd grade based on their reading proficiency.
A new report on state-funded pre-kindergarten programs says that funding, enrollment and quality was up somewhat in 2014 but that the pace of progress was way too slow and that wide disparities exist in states across the country. Just how slow is slow? If the 2013-2014 growth in enrollment continues, it would take 150 years to reach 70 percent enrollment.Read full article >>