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Questions Loom as ESSA Funding Awaits

August 30, 2016 - 5:07pm
As the Education Department moves closer to issuing draft spending regulations under the new education law, past guidance may offer clues to its thinking on the issue.
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Q&A: Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., Talks ESSA, K-12 Policy

August 30, 2016 - 5:06pm
North Carolina congresswoman Virginia Foxx is a feisty member of the House education committee and was chairwoman of the Republican Party’s platform committee at its recent convention.
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Gaps Found to Shrink Between Rich and Poor Students

August 30, 2016 - 5:04pm
Research finds that children from low-income families are coming to school better prepared than in past years.
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ACT Scores Slip as Ranks of Test-Takers Grow

August 30, 2016 - 5:04pm
A significant increase in the number of students taking the ACT college-readiness test may help explain the slight dip in scores for 2016, says ACT.
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U.S. State Department Tackles Gender Gap in STEM Participation

August 30, 2016 - 5:03pm
Special programs lure students to the United States from the Middle East and North Africa to develop skills in science, technology, engineering, and math.
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Teacher Diversity Gap Poses a Steep Climb

August 30, 2016 - 5:03pm
Without substantial patches to the teacher pipeline, the goal of reaching a broadly diverse teacher workforce likely won't be achieved within the next half-century, according to a new report.
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Maine 1-to-1 Computing Initiative Under Microscope

August 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
Gov. Paul LePage has called for a review of his state’s groundbreaking digital learning program, questioning the impact of the effort on student achievement.
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Q&A With Christopher Emdin: Reaching Students of Color

August 30, 2016 - 4:59pm
Educator Christopher Emdin talks to Education Week Commentary about what white teachers who engage with students "in the hood" need to know.
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Studies on Head Start Bolster Arguments for Long-Term Impact

August 30, 2016 - 4:54pm
A pair of new studies, taking different approaches, say the $8.6 billion federal preschool program has measurable continuing benefits in a number of key areas.
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Despite Vergara Ruling, Teacher-Tenure Battles Set to Heat Up

August 29, 2016 - 4:29pm
The Vergara lawyers' strategy of casting tenure laws as a violation of students' rights has provided a blueprint for continuing debate, experts say.
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