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Assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards are drawing fire at the state level, even as most states stick with the standards initiative.
Schools are using a variety of approaches to improve social interactions between students with developmental disabilities and their typically developing peers.
In many rural communities, a small but growing number of charters are scrounging for space and competing with regular schools for scarce resources and students.
States should phase in use of common-core assessments for teacher evaluation, write Jane Leibbrand and Alice Seagren.
The company's announcement that it would end the scanning of student e-mails for ad purposes comes after it faced intense scrutiny for its privacy practices.
To help school leaders facing long-term budget issues, the District Management Council has outlined steps that school districts can take to manage their funds more effectively.
The plan would increase teacher salaries by 18 percent over nine years, slim the district's teacher-evaluation criteria, and pave the way for a teacher career ladder.
Sex-education classes are often taught by health teachers who have little training in the subject or how to teach it, say standards developers.
Inconsistent state funding, charter school costs, debt payments, and education cuts all play a role in the school system's recurring fiscal crises.
The Obama administration cites as a priority long-delayed federal rules aiming to hold teacher education programs accountable for producing effective talent.
Some academics, educators, and technology vendors are pushing to minimize the distracting bells and whistles that abound in high-tech instructional materials.
A Pennsylvania school district is working to train high school teachers in ways to help students transfer print-based reading strategies to their lessons when they use iPads.
The connection between male students and their teachers is crucial, Michael Reichert and Richard Hawley write.
Regardless of how it was counted, the nation's high school graduation rate cracked 80 percent for the first time with the class of 2012.