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With the shift to a majority-poor enrollment in public schools, K-12 educators’ role in blunting the effects of poverty grows more urgent.
Advocates predict this month's endorsement from the Boston teachers' union will spur more districts to extend the school day.
When it comes to comparing school systems, test scores are just the tip of the iceberg, researchers argue.
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.
Rather than quick fixes through "management science," schools must improve students’ attitudes about achievement, Garrison Walters says.
In some struggling majority-minority schools, the emphasis is on discipline to the detriment of learning, Samina Hadi-Tabassum says.
To fix how this country evaluates education schools will require more than just data measurement, writes Susan H. Fuhrman.
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.