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Key Federal Studies Face Hazy Future Under Trump

January 17, 2017 - 5:13pm
After fending off threats from Congressional Republicans for years, some big federal studies that yield troves of data on education face an even more uncertain future.
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Schools Grappling With Fee Hikes for AP Exams

January 17, 2017 - 5:11pm
Thanks to a little-noticed ESSA provision, many schools are losing subsidies that once defrayed the testing costs for needy students.
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How Education Is Failing Rural America

January 17, 2017 - 5:11pm
In rural communities, education is an engine of exodus rather than economic development, write Catharine Biddle and Daniella Hall.
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Education Department Ripe for Culture Shift Under Trump

January 17, 2017 - 5:05pm
Policy implications loom as the agency prepares to replace current political appointees with the incoming administration's picks, even though they make up only a fraction of the department's workforce.
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States Balance Ambitious and Achievable in ESSA Plans

January 17, 2017 - 5:03pm
Some already are proposing tight timelines to meet their state-determined goals under the Every Student Succeeds Act, while others worry about boxing themselves in.
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Will Betsy DeVos Divide the School Choice Movement?

January 17, 2017 - 5:02pm
The political alliance between charter school and voucher supporters may be fraying, writes Jeffery R. Henig.
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Substitute-Teacher Shortages Put Schools to Test

January 17, 2017 - 5:02pm
As the economy improves, administrators are turning to billboards, Twitter, and college job fairs to keep classrooms staffed.
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State of the States: Ariz., Ark., Ga., Idaho, Kan., N.J., N.D., Ore., S.D., Vt., Wash., Wis., Wyo.

January 17, 2017 - 4:56pm
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
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Incident Highlights Bullying Risk for Those With Disabilities

January 17, 2017 - 4:52pm
An attack on a Chicago 18-year-old is a reminder that children and youth with disabilities are uniquely vulnerable, something federal education officials have aimed to address.
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High Court Arguments Focus on Spec. Ed. Benefits

January 17, 2017 - 4:39pm
A handful of words and phrases could end up setting the standard for the level of benefits school districts nationwide must provide to students with disabilities.
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19 Schools Are Named for the Obamas. Most of Them Are Segregated

January 17, 2017 - 4:36pm
More than 90 percent of the students who attend the schools bearing the names of either President Obama or first lady Michelle Obama are black or Hispanic, a stark contrast to the racial breakdown of public schools as a whole.
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At 'Nature Preschools,' Classes Are Outdoors

January 17, 2017 - 4:24pm
Nature-based pre-primary programs are growing like weeds in forests and meadows around the country.
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