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Feds Eye Disparities in Supports for SAT, ACT

February 23, 2016 - 4:16pm
As more states requiring the ACT or SAT, a gulf is opening between students with disabilities and those without, and it's caught the Justice Department's eye.
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Military Career Testing Could Get ESSA Boost

February 23, 2016 - 3:53pm
As the state testing landscape shifts with Every Student Succeeds Act, the military could see greater access for its optional aptitude test and career exploration program.
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Ill. Pension Woes Destabilizing Teaching Profession, Analysis Says

February 23, 2016 - 3:52pm
Nearly a quarter of newly hired teachers will never vest in the state's troubled Teacher Retirement System, and three quarters won't even make back what they pay into the system, according to a new report.
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Studies on Deafness Yield Broader Benefits

February 23, 2016 - 3:47pm
New research offers clues on deaf children's language development and on other cognitive disorders, such as autism, in both hearing and nonhearing children.
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Program Takes Aim at 'Religious Illiteracy' in Classroom

February 23, 2016 - 3:45pm
Connecticut teachers are learning how to talk more meaningfully—and without controversy—about the role of world religions in history and society.
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Will the Common Core Step Up Schools' Focus on Grammar?

February 23, 2016 - 3:44pm
To read and understand complex texts, some educators say, students will need a deep knowledge of grammar.
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Personalized Learning Isn't About Isolation

February 23, 2016 - 3:42pm
We must take care that ed-tech resources do not fracture classrooms into "tech-supported cubicles," writes venture capitalist Jennifer Carolan.
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Here's Why Preschool Suspensions Are Harmful

February 23, 2016 - 3:42pm
Preschool suspensions promote failure, not success, for vulnerable students, write education professors Denisha Jones and Diane Levin.
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How We Brought Quality Preschool to Scale

February 23, 2016 - 3:42pm
The city of Cleveland has a successful high-quality preschool program. Eric Gordon and Marcia Egbert explain why it works.
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Comparing Paper and Computer Testing: 7 Key Research Studies

February 23, 2016 - 3:41pm
New evidence of a "mode effect" on 2014-15 PARCC exams prompts a fresh look at research on the comparability of computer and paper-based assessments.
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