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Lawmakers are eyeing renewal of the biggest program aimed at high schools, which may offer chance for rare, bipartisan cooperation on an education law in a highly polarized Congress.
School districts are cutting professional development and technology and shifting money from general education as they cope with the impact that federal funding cuts are having on the flow of money to special education programs.
Money issues, mobile technologies, and equity concerns are prominent topics in public comments to the FCC about how to improve the program.
With more emphasis on test scores and technology, schools risk losing their joyful, caring side, Kathleen M. Cashin and Bruce S. Cooper write.
Too often, schools bring only tepid energy to the blending of traditional and online learning, Charles Mojkowski says.
Action by Republican Gov. Rick Scott raises questions about reach of common assessments being developed by the PARCC coalition, but leaders say the work will continue without Florida.
Federal research agencies show increased interest in this field, which brings researchers together with education practitioners to try out new interventions quickly in a variety of environments.
Even so, African-American and Hispanic students posted slight gains on the college-entrance exam, as a record share of students in the class of 2013 who took the SAT were minorities.
To reflect the Next-Generation Science Standards, new assessments must capture both students' knowledge and their "scientific thinking," said experts and educators at a summit.
The market for testing products and services is surging, as schools scramble to prepare for common-core tests and embrace new, classroom-based assessment models.
From court cases to lobbying to fundraising, parents are pressuring state and districts to boost services for the gifted, whose needs they say often are overlooked—a particular concern for low-income and minority parents.
The justices will weigh a case about a 2006 Michigan ballot measure that prohibited racial preferences in education and other areas of state and local government.
The district was commended for raising student achievement, increasing the graduation rate, narrowing academic gaps for low-income and Hispanic students, and improving college-readiness.
Superintendents voice both skepticism and optimism on the governing abilities of school boards in the second of a series of Gallup-Education Week polls.