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Poor Children Are the Majority in U.S. Schools

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:54pm
With the shift to a majority-poor enrollment in public schools, K-12 educators’ role in blunting the effects of poverty grows more urgent.
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Boston Joins Growing Ranks of Districts With Longer School Days

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:53pm
Advocates predict this month's endorsement from the Boston teachers' union will spur more districts to extend the school day.
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International Study Ranks Schools on Social Stress, Equity

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:14pm
When it comes to comparing school systems, test scores are just the tip of the iceberg, researchers argue.
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Chicago's Closures Drove Most Students to Better-Rated Schools

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:13pm
A new study also finds that nearly one-third of students who didn't choose one of the district's "welcoming schools" opted for lower-performing schools than the ones they left behind.
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Change Education Attitudes, Not Just Management

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:12pm
Rather than quick fixes through "management science," schools must improve students’ attitudes about achievement, Garrison Walters says.
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Why Do Some Schools Feel Like Prisons?

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:10pm
In some struggling majority-minority schools, the emphasis is on discipline to the detriment of learning, Samina Hadi-Tabassum says.
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Rules Alone Won't Propel Improvement of Teacher Ed. Programs

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:08pm
To fix how this country evaluates education schools will require more than just data measurement, writes Susan H. Fuhrman.
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Blogs of the Week

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:00pm
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Turnover, Growing Job Duties Complicate State Chiefs' Roles

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:33am
The rate of departures among state schools chiefs now rivals that of urban superintendents, and some states are turning to district administrators to fill the void at the top.
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Tennessee Promise gearing up for new students

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:23am
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