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Companies Honing Tools to Survey Students About Teachers

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:27pm
Over the coming months, high-profile players in the student-survey field plan to launch new efforts to improve the usefulness, and potentially lower the costs, of their survey instruments.
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Oculus Rift Fueling New Vision for Virtual Reality in K-12

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:22pm
After decades of false starts and unkept promises, makers of virtual-reality technology could be ready to give students a new and potentially powerful way to learn.
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Polls Capture Public's Sour View of Common Core

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:36pm
A pair of wide-ranging polls by PDK/Gallup and Education Next gauge sentiment on the common standards, testing, school funding, and other hot-button issues.
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Gist wants to delay test-based graduation plan

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:25pm
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Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts to Programs

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:23pm
Philadelphia's schools will open Sept. 8, but the district will take cost-cutting measures that officials hope will be temporary.
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Illinois high schools reworking exam schedules

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:08pm
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Minnesota proficiency test scores hold steady

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:08pm
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L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:54am
Los Angeles schools won't be getting iPads after records showed schools superintendent John Deasy had developed a relationship with the vendors two years prior to the bidding.
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Proficiency testing holds steady, slightly up

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:52am
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Fiscal Recovery Buoys K-12 Budgets as School Year Opens

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:52am
Most states are feeling a modest funding lift, experts on education finance say, but revenue streams remain unstable.
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Baltimore's Teacher-Pay Experiment Gains Foothold

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:52pm
The school district, along with the local teachers' union, has worked to transform the traditional pay schedule into one emphasizing professional accomplishments over credentials and seniority.
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Suggestions sought for Ky. education standards

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:11pm
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Election race for SC education chief underway

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:55am
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