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Del. school board eyes charter school issues

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:23am
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Juvenile-Justice System Not Meeting Educational Needs, Report Says

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:01am
A new report cites inaccurate assessments of the needs of students entering the system, poor coordination between teaching and learning, and inconsistency in curricula as significant problems.
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Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:18pm
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Tenn. Lawmakers Pass Free College Tuition Plan

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:25am
Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk after passing the House on Tuesday.
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States' Rollout of Common Core Goes Under the Microscope

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:30pm
A variety of education groups and government officials alike assess the states' strengths and challenges in the early stages of common-core implementation.
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Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:09pm
Researchers are examining whether language in teacher contracts could be contributing to the teacher-quality gap between schools with large and small concentrations of minority students.
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Gifted Ed. Is Crucial, But the Label Isn't

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:30pm
Giving students the educational challenges they are "ready and hungry" for is important, regardless of whether they have been designated as "gifted," five experts in the field write.
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Districts Cheer Kansas K-12 Aid Deal, Despite Uncertainties

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:30pm
Funding changes will pour more money into Kansas schools in a bid to satisfy a state supreme court ruling on aid.
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Bipartisan Research Bill Rockets Through House Panel

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:30pm
The House education committee gave unanimous backing to a measure making over the Institute of Education Sciences.
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Tests Balance Common Core, Those With Cognitive Issues

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:29pm
Specialized tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards are being field-tested for students with severe cognitive disabilities.
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Studies Offer Insights on Implementing Common Core

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:29pm
At a national meeting of education researchers this month, scholars shared lessons learned so far from standards implementation in some states and districts.
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Studies Hit on Ways to Nurture Students' 'Growth Mindsets'

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:29pm
Researchers at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association shared some practical strategies for teaching students that intelligence is not immutable.
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New York Seeks an Alternative to inBloom

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:28pm
After severing its ties with the controversial data-management company, the state must determine how it will store and organize student information.
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U.S. Students Score Above Average on New Problem-Solving Test

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:27pm
American 15-year-olds scored above average among the 44 nations taking part in a new test designed to measure creative problem-solving skills.
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