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With many students entering college ill prepared to succeed, states and districts are increasingly offering transitional coursework for high schoolers who need extra help.
U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Chris Gibson, R-N.Y., write that it's time to expand and modernize the country's E-rate program to level the digital playing field for students.
Principals and other leaders must make tuning into their schools' emotional climates a priority, write Kyle E. Blanchfield and Peter D. Ladd.
The program to upgrade schools' Web connectivity will be getting $2 billion in repurposed E-rate dollars and $750 million in goods and services from seven companies.
As the issue gains momentum, lawmakers are debating the right role for the federal government in early-childhood education, with a variety of proposals on the table.