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Mindset a Key Factor In Student Success

August 2, 2016 - 5:20pm
Having a growth mindset may help buffer students from low-income families from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, researchers found in a first-of-its kind, large-scale study of 168,000 10th grade students in Chile.
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States Working to Engage Public as They Craft ESSA Plans

August 2, 2016 - 5:19pm
Principals on ESSA: Some states are asking school leaders to weigh in on the new law.
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Identifying Minorities in Spec. Ed.: Defining 'Too Many'

August 2, 2016 - 5:19pm
More than 300 educators, researchers, and advocates respond to a proposed federal rule on how to define whether minorities are disproportionately identified for special education services.
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Principals Clamor for Inclusion in States' ESSA Planning

August 2, 2016 - 5:18pm
The new federal K-12 law contains strong requirements for input from principals and others as states create new education plans, but some worry state commitment may be far from uniform.
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Advocate Moves Needle on Website Accessibility

August 2, 2016 - 5:15pm
A Michigan woman is responsible for filing some 500 federal complaints against school districts and others with websites she says disregard the needs of users who are blind or visually impaired.
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New Plan Would Keep Nevada’s Sprawling Clark Co. District Intact

August 2, 2016 - 5:13pm
A year after state lawmakers moved to break up the nation’s fifth-largest school district, a new plan instead would reorganize and decentralize it.
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Health Education: The Missing Link in Violence Prevention

August 2, 2016 - 5:12pm
Proven in-school programs can reduce violence, write Roseanna Ander and Julia Quinn of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab.
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Where the Vice-Presidential Nominees Stand on Education Issues

August 2, 2016 - 5:10pm
Democrat Tim Kaine, a U.S. Sen. From Virginia, and Republican Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana bring varied perspectives on education as they vie for the vice presidency.
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