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Opt-Out Movement Accelerates Amid Common-Core Testing

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 9:03am
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
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Feds Seek Files on Elite Nonprofit in Chicago Schools Probe

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 9:03am
Federal investigators looking into Chicago Public Schools' dealings with a leadership training academy are also examining records involving an elite nonprofit group led by a powerful board comprised of movers and shakers.
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GOP Senators in White House Race Could Complicate K-12 Debate

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:47am
A trio of Republican presidential hopefuls—Sens. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio—aren’t necessarily in lockstep with congressional education leaders on key issues.
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N.Y.C. Head Start Inspection Sparks Congressional Letter

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:46am
Two House education committee members demand to know why New York City’s Head Start grant was not suspended or revoked after inspections raised concerns about child safety.
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Fresh Battles Loom When Full Senate Takes Up ESEA Rewrite

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:58pm
The compromise bill approved by the Senate education committee to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act faces other priorities awaiting debate, and is likely to draw intense partisan sparring.
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