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New research finds that students in schools that used deeper-learning teaching approaches had better test results and people skills than peers in other schools.
The academic boost that elementary students got from a program that linked them with community supports and resources lasted all the way to middle school, a study says.
School district police units around the country have acquired armored vehicles, semiautomatic weapons, and grenade launchers through a controversial program run by the Defense Department.
Most of the biggest contracts being awarded by the two main consortia creating online assessments aligned to the standards are flowing to some familiar industry players.
More than a third of states with NCLB waivers say they’re interested in a federal offer to put off using student scores as part of teacher evaluations until the end of the school year.
Federal officials face a split among advocates and educators on whether to set a bright line for states in deciding if minorities are overidentified for special education services.
In spite of our tendency to revere the counsel of business leaders on public-policy issues, they don't always get it right, argues David Bernstein.