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Revenue Woes in Oil, Coal States Squeeze K-12

January 12, 2016 - 6:04pm
After miscalculating expected revenues. lawmakers in a number of mineral-dependent states prepare to debate alternative sources of funding for state school aid.
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In 'Chess Capital' of St. Louis, Game Takes Root in Poor Districts

January 12, 2016 - 6:04pm
Dozens of new after-school chess clubs have recently launched in the St. Louis region's most challenged schools.
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Education Research Arm Gears Up for New ESSA Role

January 12, 2016 - 6:04pm
The Institute of Education Sciences has a new chief, new offices, and a new role—but its own reauthorization is still in limbo.
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Education Department Begins to Assess ESSA-Era Role

January 12, 2016 - 6:04pm
The new K-12 law contains checks on the U.S. secretary's authority, but the agency still has policy tools in its shed, especially in the areas of civil rights and data resources.
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Education Week Launches Premium Site for K-12 Companies

January 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
A new service from Education Week includes an online portal to a range of news and analysis about the school market.
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Political Winds Buffet Tenn.'s Achievement School District

January 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
The state-run district that takes over low-performing schools has run into partisan trouble fueled by a study showing progress lagging at those schools compared with other turnaround models.
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Truth Telling Is Academia's Privilege (and Obligation)

January 12, 2016 - 6:02pm
In participating in public discourse, scholars have a responsibility to the truth above all else, writes Jay P. Greene.
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