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Doctors Enlisted to Deliver Early-Literacy Message

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:25pm
Pediatricians join the Too Small to Fail campaign's push to encourage parents to talk, read, and sing to their infants and toddlers as a key precursor to literacy.
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Educators Often Overlook Student Grief, Experts Say

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:19pm
A coalition of education organizations has developed resources that aim to help educators properly support students dealing with death and loss.
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Louisiana Slow in Rolling Out New Authority for Spec. Ed. Teams

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:16pm
Worries over federal compliance slow implementation of a new law giving school-based teams the power to develop course-completion and graduation standards for some special education students.
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Charters Need Policy and Community Support

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:15pm
Good laws are important, but they aren't the only key to successful charter schools, Nina Rees and Todd Ziebarth say.
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Four Ways to Improve Student Mental-Health Support

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:14pm
Improving school-community collaboration is one way to help students get the mental-health treatment they need, S. Brock and H.T. Brant say.
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Make K-12 Skills Relevant to Students

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:11pm
Making the connections clear between academics and work will benefit many students, says Jonathan Hasak.
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Idaho Schools Face Potential Tech Crisis Over Broadband Issue

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:06pm
State officials are scrambling to make sure their broadband network provides service to school districts, following a legal battle that has left the network's future in limbo.
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Obama Calls for Stronger Protections on Student-Data Privacy

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 7:06pm
A proposed new federal Student Digital Privacy Act would put new restrictions on how companies use student data, but hurdles abound.
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Research Agency Awaits New Chief, Legislation

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:17am
There's no end in sight to the Institute of Education Sciences' long wait to fill top leadership vacancies and get a reauthorization.
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Blogs

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:06am
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Skepticism, Hope Greet President's Community College Plan

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:41am
The big questions are how to pay for the $60 billion initiative proposed by President Barack Obama and whether the Republican-controlled Congress will approve it.
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