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What the Best School Districts Do Right

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:40pm
When it comes to school management, asking if school districts should decentralize is the wrong question, writes Susan Moore Johnson.
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Educators Await Trump's Lesson Plan

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:37pm
President-elect Donald Trump's victory leaves widespread uncertainty about what's in store for key areas of public school policy under the first GOP administration in eight years.
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Bilingual Education Set to Return to California Schools

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:32pm
After nearly two decades of restrictions, educators say it will take time for schools to create new programs and hire bilingual teachers.
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In Massachusetts, Voters Shun Expansion of Charters

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:32pm
The state will keep its status as one of the most restrictive states when it comes to the expansion of the charter school sector.
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Will the Trump Administration Scrap the Education Department?

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:28pm
Republicans may have their best chance yet to scrap—or at least seriously scale back—the Cabinet-level agency created under President Jimmy Carter.
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Positive School Climates May Shrink Achievement Gaps

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:25pm
A research analysis of dozens of studies finds links between improved school climates and narrowing gaps between low-income students and their peers.
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Justices Pose Sharp Questions in Service-Dog Case

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:24pm
The U.S. Supreme Court hears a special education dispute involving a girl with cerebral palsy who was denied the use of her service dog at school.
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Critics Pan Proposed ESSA Spending Rules

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:23pm
The U.S. Department of Education's proposed rules for how states and districts spend federal money for disadvantaged students under the Every Student Succeeds Act is under siege both by members of Congress and by state schools superintendents.
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Okla. Schools Chief Faces Campaign-Finance Charges

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:21pm
A 32-page affidavit alleges that Joy Hofmeister conspired for more than a year with several others to finance a negative campaign ad to oust then-Superintendent Janet Barresi.
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Black Teachers Feel Pigeonholed, Report Finds

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:15pm
A study finds that many African-American teachers are expected to teach lower-level classes or serve as school disciplinarians.
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State Diploma Requirements Are All Over the Map, Study Says

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:12pm
States conferred 95 kinds of diplomas to high school graduates last year—two more than the year before, according to the group Achieve.
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African-American Teens Missing Out on Digital Innovation

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:09pm
Young black teenagers embrace computers as integral to their futures, but they need more opportunities to learn to code and innovate with technology.
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N.C. Superintendent's Philosophy on Being a Woman and a Schools Chief: 'You Just Do the Work'

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:06pm
Few people running the nation's school districts look like Sharon Contreras—black, Latino, and female. She talks with Education Week about her journey to the top job.
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Few Women Run the Nation's School Districts. Why?

Education Week - November 15, 2016 - 4:03pm
In a profession otherwise dominated by women at every level, fewer than 25 percent of the nation's superintendents are female.
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