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Title I Research: Putting the Program Under the Microscope

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:33pm
Key studies over the past several decades have sought to draw meaningful conclusions about the federal funding stream aimed at the education of disadvantaged students.
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Title I a Challenge for Education Researchers

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:33pm
Those seeking to quantify the effect of Title I aid on the achievement of poor children face a number of hurdles stemming from the nature of the program itself.
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ESEA's 50-Year Legacy a Blend of Idealism, Policy Tensions

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:33pm
Half a century after passage of the nation's main K-12 education law, calibrating the proper federal role in education remains an elusive goal and a subject of heated debate.
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Changes in District Leadership Can Leave Funders Wary

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:31pm
When a school superintendent leaves the position, or is fired, it can complicate a district's relationship with private funders that make heavy investments in a variety of school improvement efforts.
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'Middle' Students Find Success Tutoring Peers, in N.Y.C. Study

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:30pm
A program that enlists middle-of-the-road students to tutor their struggling peers seems to boost the test scores for both groups.
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States Seek Guidance in Face of 'Opt-Out' Push

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:11pm
A flurry of parents seeking to opt their children out of new assessments has some states seeking guidance from federal officials on test-participation mandates.
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Q&A: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 4:09pm
With the clock ticking on the Obama administration’s time in office, the education secretary discusses NCLB waivers, testing, Race to the Top, and other issues.
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Texas Lawmakers Wrangle a Herd of Education Bills

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:52pm
School choice, a state-run district, teacher evaluations, and K-12 funding are among the issues facing legislators now in the midst of their biennial session.
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Board-Certified Teachers More Effective, New Studies Affirm

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:41pm
Policy questions emerge as evidence continues to mount that teachers who earn national-board certification are more effective.
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