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Howard U. students protest, saying victims of sexual assault deserve better treatment

Education News from Washington Post - March 22, 2016 - 6:06pm
After a student posted allegations on social media, protests began at Howard University by students demanding better treatment for those who report sexual assaults.

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Social-Emotional Learning Would Benefit From Tech Innovations, Report Says

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:48pm
Educational technology can help students develop important social and emotional skills and character traits, concludes a report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group.
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In Maine, Intervention Smooths 9th Graders' Paths

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:46pm
The Building Assets-Reducing Risks program now being tested in Maine is among a handful of promising ideas that started as federal i3 grants.
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Federal Grants Boost N.C.'s 'Early College' High School Push

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:40pm
Funds from the Investing in Innovation program have helped some rural high schools in North Carolina to ramp up their dual enrollment efforts.
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Investing in Innovation: An Introduction to i3

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:40pm
Here's what you need to know about the Education Department's main "innovation pipeline" for promsing programs.
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Gallup Student Poll Finds Engagement in School Dropping by Grade Level

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:28pm
A recent poll of nearly a million U.S. students concludes that schools need to work on building supports to keep students invested in their educations, especially as they advance in grades.
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ESSA May Offer Megaphone for Parent, Community Voices

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:15pm
Advocates for parent and community engagement see a chance to expand on their impact under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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Popular Writing Program Found to Yield Gains

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:12pm
A two-year experimental study of the National Writing Project shows that the program has a positive effect on teachers' instructional practices and their students' writing.
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New Regents Chancellor Endorses State Test Opt-Outs

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 4:04pm
The newly elected chancellor of the state Board of Regents said Monday that she would pull her own children out of state tests if she were acting simply as a parent, bolstering critics who favor dramatic changes in the state's common-core testing system.
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For State Leadership, the Common Core Is a Boon

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 3:45pm
As state leaders look ahead to ESSA implementation, the common standards offer key insight, writes Thomas J. Kane.
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The Fatal Flaw of Educational Assessment

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 3:44pm
Different education tests are built with different purposes. So why are we using them interchangeably? asks W. James Popham.
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Early-Childhood-Development Research Is 'Unassailable'

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 3:44pm
Investing in a child's health and education, even before she is born, has lifelong benefits, writes Sarah Klaus.
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The Urgent Call to Replace Fear With Curiosity

Education Week - March 22, 2016 - 3:42pm
Schools should teach students empathy to counter hate and disrupt violence, write Maya Soetoro-Ng and Alison Milofsky.
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New York is in for a sea change in education policy. Here's what and why.

Education News from Washington Post - March 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
A new education chancellor means a sea change.

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