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The Supreme Court's 2013-2014 Term: Notable Cases for Educators

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 5:05pm
The justices dealt with several cases of interest to educators, including disputes involving race in college admissions, prayers at government meetings, and more.
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Major Revisions Underway for School Leaders' Standards

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:53pm
Model standards used nationwide to prepare, guide, and evaluate school leaders—including principals, their supervisors, and superintendents—are being revised to reflect the jobs' changing roles.
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Chicago Mishandled School Closures, Says State Panel

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:52pm
Report is the third post mortem on last year's closures, which shut down 49 schools and affected nearly 12,000 students.
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Astorino wants an anti-Common Core ballot line

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:21pm
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Plan to Improve American Indian Schools Faces Skepticism

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 2:53pm
President Obama's pledge to improve schools for 50,000 Native American students comes after years of scathing reports and complaints about the Bureau of Indian Education.
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Without the Common Core in Oklahoma

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 2:21pm
Following the repeal of the standards, Oklahoma teacher Valeria Hughes wonders what's ahead for her state and her classroom.
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Politics Are Crushing the Standards

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:55pm
In spite of being wary of excessive standardization, Dave Powell questions why elected officials are rejecting the common core.
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Here's Why We Don't Need Standardized Tests

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:54pm
Schools get better, more useful information from performance assessments and collaboration than from standardized exams, Greg Jouriles says.
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Microsoft Puts Data Privacy on Its Branding Agenda

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:48pm
By backing research and speaking out on the topic, the technology giant is encouraging school officials across the country to demand strong student-data privacy.
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Survey: Math, science grads earn top dollar

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:36am
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Report finds violations with ACT tests

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:36am
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District's Teachers Take Leading Role in Policy Overhaul

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:01am
Tennessee officials enlisted teachers early in key elements of the state's Race to the Top initiatives that affect the teaching force.
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FCC Prepares to Vote on E-Rate Overhaul

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 7:58am
Schools and libraries hungry for faster and more reliably funded Wi-Fi connections will be watching the July 11 open meeting of the Federal Communications Commission closely.
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Obama Highlights Push for Better Skilled Teachers

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 3:16pm
President Barack Obama brought forward a new administration effort Monday to place quality teachers in schools that need them the most.
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NEA wants Duncan's resignation

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 3:16pm
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