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War on Poverty College Programs Still Serving 'Lucky Few'

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 8:47pm
The college-bridge programs created 50 years ago under President Lyndon B. Johnson's signature program were never designed—or funded—to serve all the students who need them.
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Federal K-12 Policy Evolves as Staff Turns Over

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:51pm
Some Obama administration officials behind key education initiatives have moved on, and those now in place bring their own approaches and perspectives.
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Digital Tools Predict College Admissions, Link Employers

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:49pm
The professional networking site LinkedIn now features University Finder, a service that allows users to identify colleges that are popular hiring spots for certain companies.
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Ohio Group Wins $1 Million for Spurring College Attainment

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:48pm
An Ohio higher education coalition is the first to win a new prize for metropolitan areas that boost their numbers of college graduates.
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Tensions Surface as States Queue Up for Early-Ed. Grants

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:48pm
Though most states are seeking some of the $250 million in federal aid for expanded preschool, there's been partisan tension in a handful that didn't apply.
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Charter School Authorizers Grapple With Closures

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:43pm
As the charter sector matures, pressure is mounting to shut down low-performing schools.
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Text-Review Group Shares First Look at Its Process

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:42pm
At a weekend training held by EdReports.org, educators dig down to evaluate textbooks on their alignment with common standards.
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Best Practices for Evaluating Teacher Ed. Programs

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:49pm
Accurate data are crucial for determining whether teacher-candidates are prepared for the classroom, write Mary Brabeck and Frank C. Worrell.
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Brain Science in the Classroom

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:49pm
Teachers can take cues from brain research to boost student learning, writes Benedict Carey of The New York Times.
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Common Core looms over Arizona education race

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:49am
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Seattle voters asked to support free preschool

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:49am
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State Board of Education selects new test

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 4:22pm
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Washington high school reopens after shooting

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 4:22pm
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