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ACLU urges school board not to add prayers

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:53am
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Many Districts Lagging on Implementing Common Core, Survey Finds

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:01am
A new report claims "the future of the common core remains uncertain at this important juncture" because many districts are not yet fully prepared to impart the new academic expectations in reading and math.
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Researchers and Schools Diverge in Definitions of Bullying

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:29pm
An effort to reach a common definition of bullying for research purposes could lead to more evidence-based solutions for schools.
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Civil Rights Office May Probe Inequities in K-12 Resources

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:15pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan warns that the office may investigate states, districts, and schools that aren't doing enough to ensure equal access.
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New England schools face rash of bomb threats

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:25pm
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South Carolina SAT scores up

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:25pm
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Analysis Cites Holes in N.Y.'s Teacher-Dismissal Process

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:29pm
New York's due process procedures for teachers are dominated by a focus on teacher rehabilitation, with the end result that even abusive teachers are often fined or suspended rather than fired, according to a newly released analysis.
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Chicago's Local School Councils 'Experiment' Endures 25 Years of Change

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:10pm
The unique school governance model that gave local parent-majority boards power to hire and fire principals has had some of its authority diluted over the years.
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Education Measures on Ballot in 11 States

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:06pm
School funding, class size, and governance are among the issues facing voters on various education-focused state initiatives, referendums, and amendments.
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Ed-Tech Industry Weighs Impact of New Data-Privacy Laws

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:04pm
A California law is one of the most aggressive attempts to balance the promise of digital learning technologies with concerns about the privacy of children's sensitive information.
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Kindergarten-Readiness Tests Gain Ground

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:58pm
A Maryland classroom offers a look at how educators are pioneering new ways of merging assessment with observation and instruction for K-12's youngest learners.
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Popularity Grows Anew for Year-Round Schooling

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:57pm
Behind the recent upswing are grant programs in Michigan and Virginia aimed primarily at reducing time out of school for students from low-income families.
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K-12 Educators: Are We Listening to Each Other?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:57pm
Three education leaders discuss how to communicate with colleagues in order to promote risk-free conversations.
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Chronic Absenteeism Can Devastate K-12 Learning

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:55pm
Missing school can have a lasting, negative impact on student achievement, write Hedy Chang, John Gomperts, and Leslie Boissiere.
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AG opinion: No opting out on school testing

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:09pm
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La. students earning more college credits

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:09pm
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