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School asks returning students: 'What is your hope?' Here are the interesting answers.

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
Kids write their answers on a blackboard. So do teachers.
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A Texas teacher stopped assigning homework. The Internet gave her an A+.

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
"I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success," Brandy Young wrote.
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Our misguided effort to close the achievement gap is creating a new inequality: The 'play' gap

Education News from Washington Post - August 24, 2016 - 12:04am
"Too much education policy has been written by those who don’t know how young children develop and learn."
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Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union

Education News from NY Times - August 23, 2016 - 8:28pm
A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board involving students at Columbia opens the door for teaching assistants at private universities to organize.
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Good and Bad News in Survey of New York City Schools

Education News from NY Times - August 23, 2016 - 7:30pm
A questionnaire answered by over a million parents, teachers and students found a high level of satisfaction with the system, but the scores for some important measures declined.
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Weighing in on Accountability Under ESSA

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:13pm
Here’s a sampling of the more than 20,000 public comments filed with the U.S. Department of Education on its proposed rules for school accountability.
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States With High 'Opt Out' Rates Brace for Possible Penalties

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:12pm
The U.S. Department of Education hasn't decided how to penalize states where large numbers of students have opted-out of annual tests.
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Teacher-Prep Accreditation Group Seeks to Regain Traction

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:11pm
Despite a rocky rollout, the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, or CAEP, says its new standards will bring uniformity to the field.
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Court Actions Leave Uncertainty on Transgender Student Rights

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:11pm
The debate on restroom access remains unsettled, as multiple legal cases play out and enforcement of new federal guidelines is blocked for now.
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States to Partner on Social-Emotional Learning Standards

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:09pm
Eight states will work to create standards and policies for how to teach social and relational skills in K-12 schools.
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Dwindling Interest Seen in SAT Subject Tests

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:08pm
As participation booms in the SAT and ACT, there’s been little notice of an opposite trend: the quiet slipping away of the SAT Subject Tests.
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2 in 5 High Schools Don't Offer Physics, Analysis Finds

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:07pm
An Education Week analysis of federal data reveals that high school students don’t have universal access to physics classes—despite a national push for STEM studies.
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Urban Schools Group Leaves Imprint on K-12 Policy

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:07pm
The Council of the Great City Schools, a formidable advocate for urban districts, faces new tests to its staying power as it turns 60.
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Do We Give Students Too Much Choice?

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:07pm
Student-centered classrooms that use problem-based learning and differentiation are not all that they’re cracked up to be, writes teacher Brian Field.
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We Must Diversify Charter School Options

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:05pm
To fulfill their mission of innovation, charter schools shouldn’t stick to one model, write Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, and Brandon L. Wright.
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