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State Tests Due Fresh Scrutiny as Peer Review Relaunches

October 6, 2015 - 6:57pm
Process provides Ed. Dept. powerful tool for oversight
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5 Questions Policymakers Need to Ask About Common-Core Test Results

October 6, 2015 - 6:56pm
Common-core test outcomes should serve as indicators for assessing student needs, argue Joshua Starr and Elaine Weiss.
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More States and Districts Embrace Biliteracy

October 6, 2015 - 6:55pm
Shifting demographics and economic interests are transforming views on multilingual education around the country.
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Study Casts Fresh Doubts Durability of Pre-K Gains

October 6, 2015 - 6:54pm
By the end of 2nd grade and into 3rd, children who enrolled in Tennessee's publicly funded program were lagging behind their peers who didn't attend preschool.
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Proposal: Shift $15 Billion in Prison Spending to Teacher Pay

October 6, 2015 - 6:51pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan would like to see states and local governments repurpose some of the money they spend on incarceration and pour it into salaries for educators.
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Don't Crush Reading Motivation

October 6, 2015 - 6:50pm
Teachers should embrace the idea of students choosing their own books, even if they are too hard, Barbara C. Wheatley says.
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Giving Parents, and Teachers, the Right Information

October 6, 2015 - 6:50pm
In San Francisco, two simple communication strategies are narrowing the achievement gap, write Richard Carranza, Susanna Loeb, and Benjamin York.
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'Political Parenting' Can Be a Counter to Incivility

October 6, 2015 - 6:50pm
Parents and students must join forces to contribute to the civic development of young people, writes Michael McDevitt.
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Training Gains a Toehold for Instructional Aides in Special Education

October 6, 2015 - 6:49pm
Crucial for assuring that school inclusion takes place for students with disabilities, these workers have long been left out of the loop on professional development.
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Schools Help Widen Academic Gaps, Studies Find

October 6, 2015 - 6:45pm
Two studies find that achievement gaps within schools account for more of the overall academic disparities among students of different races or economic backgrounds than do gaps between schools.
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California Set to Adopt Literacy Materials Tied to Common Core

October 6, 2015 - 5:59pm
The largest of the common-core adoption states is poised to approve 25 of the 29 materials submitted by publishers.
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