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U.S. Issues Federal Guidelines to Prevent Discrimination Against Students With ADHD

Education Week - July 27, 2016 - 8:37am
The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidelines aimed at preventing schools from discriminating against the growing numbers of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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We Should Measure Students' Noncognitive Skills

Education Week - July 27, 2016 - 8:16am
Noncognitive skills are worth measuring and there are reliable tools to do so, writes a former principal turned consultant Jonathan E. Martin.
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A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University

Education News from NY Times - July 26, 2016 - 6:09pm
Fisk University’s quiet sale of Florine Stettheimer’s “Asbury Park South” highlights the minefield institutions must navigate when they use proceeds from art.
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Tennessee Gov. Hires Deputy Ed. Commissioner as Senior Policy Adviser

Education Week - July 26, 2016 - 8:51am
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has named Deputy Education Commissioner Stephen Smith as his new senior adviser for policy and strategy.
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U.S. Secretary of Education: Let's Educate, Not Incarcerate

Education Week - July 26, 2016 - 8:31am
The return on investment in education has grown in recent decades, so why does our spending on incarceration outpace aid to education, asks John B. King Jr.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 4 | On ‘Theresa May’s Style: Put Your Head Down and Get to Work’

Education News from NY Times - July 26, 2016 - 8:01am
We congratulate this week’s winner, Catherine Zhang, who writes about an article on Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, and “how she will lead a deeply divided Britain through the uncertainty that is Brexit.”
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