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Shorter School Grade Spans Linked to Bullying

October 4, 2016 - 6:20pm
A study of New York city schools finds that students are more likely to see bullying in 6-8 or 5-8 schools than in 6-12 or K-12 schools.
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Taking a Stand: How Schools Should Respond to National-Anthem Protests

October 4, 2016 - 6:17pm
A First Amendment expert says K-12 officials can't discipline students for acts of protest that don't disrupt school operations.
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Storm Clouds Over Ed-Tech Law's Renewal

October 4, 2016 - 6:01pm
Despite a late, bipartisan push, momentum seems to have stalled in the U.S. Senate on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
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Personal Lens: A VP Nominee's Spouse on Education

October 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
Anne Holton, whose husband, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, is Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate, is Virginia's former education secretary and a campaign ambassador.
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Appraising Trump's School Choice, Child-Care Plans

October 4, 2016 - 5:54pm
Advocates and researchers are pleased to see GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump focus on the topics in his campaign, while still seeking more detail.
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Data Tool Allows City-by-City Schooling Comparisons

October 4, 2016 - 5:51pm
A website created for civic leaders and the public offers a collection of education data for 114 cities in 49 states and the District of Columbia.
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New Teachers Make Up a Significant Segment of Profession

October 4, 2016 - 5:41pm
New data show that 12 percent of all U.S. public school teachers are in their first or second year, raising questions both about the overall stability of the teaching force.
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The Empathy Gap and How to Fill It

October 4, 2016 - 5:26pm
Teachers, parents, and school leaders have a role in fostering student empathy, particularly when children are very young, writes Jessica Sager.
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Nevada High Court Deals Blow to School Choice Program

October 4, 2016 - 5:14pm
The state’s Supreme Court strikes down the funding mechanism for Nevada’s groundbreaking education savings account program, a little more than a year after lawmakers enacted it.
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SAT Scores Dip in SAT Transition Year

October 4, 2016 - 4:51pm
But scores are yet to be released for the revised college-admission exam, introduced in March.
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New Effort to Promote Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

October 4, 2016 - 4:42pm
A multiyear endeavor organized by the Aspen Institute seeks to helps schools better teach social and emotional skills alongside traditional academic subjects.
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Indiana Testing Woes Fuel Electoral Battles

October 4, 2016 - 4:37pm
Political heartburn continues in the Hoosier State over high-stakes assessments, with the issue spilling over into this year's contests for governor and state schools superintendent.
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Trust Is Missing From School-Improvement Efforts

October 4, 2016 - 4:22pm
Distrust among school leaders and educators can depress teacher retention and harm students, writes Dana Barlin.
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