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Data show one-quarter of New York youths aging out of foster care will be homeless within four years and half will be unemployed at age 24.
An expanded edition of Doug Lemov's popular book is published as interest in practice-based teacher preparation is growing.
Voucher opponents worry about a provision in a draft bill to revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act that would let aid for poor children follow them to their public schools of choice.
A program that pays for nurses and trained workers to make home visits, intended to change the health and educational trajectories of some of the most vulnerable families, will sunset in March unless Congress acts.
As public K-12 options multiply in some cities, families are paying for experts to guide them through the selection and enrollment processes.
Libia Gil, the head of the U.S. Department of Education's office of English-language acquisition, says she is working to decrease the time English-learners spend testing and preparing for tests.
Condoleezza Rice's ascension to the top spot at the Foundation for Excellence in Education is among several recent transitions at influential advocacy organizations sharing similar priorities.
Southeast Asian students are a sometimes-forgotten group with specific language and learning needs, say Quyen Dinh and Brenda Shum.
The common core offers the promise of equal educational opportunity for poor and minority children, writes Wade Henderson.
Public schools could help disengaged youths by replicating a successful military program that has bolstered student achievement, writes Hugh B. Price.
Until all students have easy access to the Internet, online courses could impede rather than help lower-income youths achieve, Norman Eng says.
The pairing of blended learning and an expanded school day hits the sweet spot for improving K-12 education, concludes a new guide for educators and policymakers.