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A coalition of groups opposed to charter schools says it is filing federal civil rights complaints claiming discrimination by officials running school systems in New Orleans, Chicago and Newark, New Jersey.
The annual "State of Preschool Yearbook" says the enrollment decline wasn't enough to affect the overall percentage of children served in publicly funded programs.
Although the debate over teacher-evaluation systems is dominated by the use of test scores, a new Brookings Institution analysis finds flaws with the observation component.
As a number of states begin evaluating teachers' effectiveness based on changes in their students' test scores, academic research is raising more questions about such "value-added" models.
Under a dramatic new approach to rating public schools, Illinois students of different backgrounds no longer will be held to the same standards—with Latinos and blacks, low-income children and other groups having lower targets than whites for passing state exams, the Chicago Tribune has found.
Reaching agreement with the Education Department on fine points of No Child Left Behind Act flexibility can be a make-or-break proposition.