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Supreme Court Firms Up Goal Posts on Spec. Ed. Rights

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
Advocates for children with disabilities cheer a high court decision setting more-ambitious academic expectations for those in special education, while district administrators have a more measured response.
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States Get Leeway on Naming 'Dropout Factories'

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
A loophole created when Congress dumped Obama-era ESSA rules could allow states to avoid publicly identifying high schools in need of intensive help.
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Digital Communication Tools Target ESSA Parent-Engagement Mandate

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
School districts face new demands under federal law to show they're engaging parents in students' education, and many ed-tech companies are trying to address that need.
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Course Choice: A Different Way to Expand School Choice?

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has talked about it. It's permitted under ESSA; and some states already use it. But what is course choice?
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Special Education Rulings Put High Court Nominee on Hot Seat

April 4, 2017 - 4:22pm
Democrats grilled Judge Neil M. Gorsuch on the stance he's taken toward the level of services due students with disabilities, even as the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the issue.
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Teacher-Prep Slow to Embrace Social-Emotional Learning

April 4, 2017 - 4:21pm
As SEL gains traction in schools, teacher-preparation programs and states' certification requirements need to catch up, advocates say.
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New Dimension to Kansas' K-12 Funding Puzzle

April 4, 2017 - 4:19pm
Lawmakers trying to satisfy judges in a school funding case grapple with how increased funding can be used to boost results for black, Latino, and low-income students.
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Alabama education budget stalls in Senate

April 4, 2017 - 3:04pm
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Survey: Teachers Talk Politics to Students, Despite Divisive Atmosphere

April 4, 2017 - 1:17pm
While national politics are still creating sharp divides in school communities, most teachers aren't avoiding the topic, says a survey from the Education Week Research Center.
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The Life-Changing Potential of Student Mentorship

April 4, 2017 - 8:30am
Mentoring programs are a cost-effective, high-yield intervention for at-risk youths, College Bound executive director Kenneth Ward writes.
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