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The Baltimore and Boston initiatives come amid an influx of money into the ed-tech sector for the development of digital curricula, assessment products, and other offerings.
The Senate education committee on a sharply partisan vote, approves a measure that would expand preschool to more low- and moderate-income 4-year-olds.
An annual report on the status of state preschool programs found that spending rose while enrollment dipped slightly in 2012-13, but high-profile expansions are underway.
Fueled by a federal "innovation" grant, the initiative aims to improve the academic, socialization, and communications skills of students with severe cognitive and behavioral needs.
A surge of Latino students in public schools in the past two decades coincided with a retreat from major desegregation efforts in many school districts, researchers argue.
Questions surround extra breathing room given states seeking to renew waivers from some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.
A 50-state survey by Education Week finds that the shared exams being developed by two assessment consortia are losing sway as more states pursue their own paths.
More states are mandating principal evaluations, but there is uncertainty about the best ways to measure effectiveness and how much weight to give student performance.
Communication is key to an effective teacher-evaluation process, writes district superintendent Nicholas A. Fischer.
Interest in the controversial school choice option known as the parent trigger has declined sharply in state legislatures this year.
Count on singing and dancing, maybe even a few magic tricks, when the curtain goes up Tuesday on the very first White House talent show.
An Indiana project that seeks to track information on students from elementary school through their time as adults in the workforce is drawing objections from critics concerned about data privacy and security.
In a large-scale survey, youths who left school before graduating reported that adverse events in their lives combined to push them off the academic track.