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High-choice cities such as New Orleans and Denver have tried to simplify the school-selection process for families, but challenges remain.
Pediatricians join the Too Small to Fail campaign's push to encourage parents to talk, read, and sing to their infants and toddlers as a key precursor to literacy.
A coalition of education organizations has developed resources that aim to help educators properly support students dealing with death and loss.
Worries over federal compliance slow implementation of a new law giving school-based teams the power to develop course-completion and graduation standards for some special education students.
Good laws are important, but they aren't the only key to successful charter schools, Nina Rees and Todd Ziebarth say.
Improving school-community collaboration is one way to help students get the mental-health treatment they need, S. Brock and H.T. Brant say.
Making the connections clear between academics and work will benefit many students, says Jonathan Hasak.
State officials are scrambling to make sure their broadband network provides service to school districts, following a legal battle that has left the network's future in limbo.
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
There's no end in sight to the Institute of Education Sciences' long wait to fill top leadership vacancies and get a reauthorization.
The big questions are how to pay for the $60 billion initiative proposed by President Barack Obama and whether the Republican-controlled Congress will approve it.