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Popular Child-Poverty Measure Gets Another Look

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 4:14pm
Education data crunchers are seeking an alternative to the current yardstick—the percentage of students who qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.
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'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Scholars Say

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:53pm
New studies suggest teaching students to be more persistent and conscientious may not be the right strategy for motivating students with a creative bent.
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GlassLab Opens Opportunity for Education-Game Makers

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:51pm
Developers hoping to transform digital learning games from lightweight classroom fun to serious instructional tools could soon have access to new technologies to help make that happen.
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Beyond the 'Model Minority' Stereotype

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:45pm
Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders represent a wide range of individuals with varying educational strengths and needs, Rich Lee says.
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More States Create Independent Charter-Approval Boards

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:40pm
Some see the independent, statewide panels as a way to improve the quality of charters; others aren't so sure.
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Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:33pm
Renewal of the higher education law offers a rare change for bipartisan cooperation in Congress, even as the House and Senate are charting different courses.
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Start of school again delayed in Ferguson

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:20pm
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At-Risk Students

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:43pm
Having a parent in prison can be more stressful for a child than having parents die or become divorced, according to a new study.
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Drones, robots will help students learn math

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:14pm
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Judge hears arguments in Common Core lawsuit

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:37am
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Los Angeles schools make discipline less harsh

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:37am
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