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Ala leads US in Advanced Placement gains

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:31pm
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Washington state releases student test results

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:13pm
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Louisiana Governor Suing Feds Over Common Core

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:59am
Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday, accusing the Obama administration of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the common-core education standards.
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Sex educator's tips for parents on The Talk

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:59am
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Charter Activists Suffer From Truth Deprivation

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:01pm
The absence of evidence around charter school effectiveness hasn't shaken the devotees, including within the Obama administration, argues Gerald N. Tirozzi.
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Policy Stakes High as Parties Vie for Senate Control

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:59pm
Partisan gridlock has stalled action on major education legislation in Congress, and analysts are split on how a GOP takeover would affect that.
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ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, But Participation Is Up

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:56pm
More students than ever are taking the college-entrance exam, including a record 57 percent of the 2014 high school graduating class.
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Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:34pm
Despite having relatively strong representation on school boards, women serving on those panels tend to yield to their male counterparts on policy decisions, according to a new book.
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Finn: Eight of the Toughest Challenges Schools Still Face

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:30pm
In something of a farewell policy address, Chester E. Finn Jr. writes that American schools have made progress, but the public education governance structure is "obsolete."
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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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