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Despite a wave of measures abolishing the controversial disciplinary practice, many communities are still using paddles to curb student misbehavior.
A proposed change to Colorado's constitution may test the public's appetite for a retooled school funding formula in an uncertain economic climate.
The Southern Education Foundation says that nearly half of all schoolchildren now live in poverty, and it's especially pervasive in the South and the West.
The closely-watched system for evaluating teachers and providing bonus pay in the District of Columbia appears to be motivating weak and strong educators alike to higher performance.
The common-core standards offer the potential to raise the achievement of struggling students from low-income, minority communities, Thomas Toch says.
Common Sense Media has unveiled a new initiative to encourage the educational technology industry to protect student data from falling into the hands of corporate interests.
School districts are facing vexing financial and operational questions about how they will comply with the Affordable Care Act, which is leading some school systems to cut employees' work hours.