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Assembly school accountability bill introduced

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 4:06pm
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The Humanities Keep Us Human

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 6:25pm
Even as society rushes to embrace STEM, schools must emphasize the critical importance of also teaching the humanities, Fred Zilian writes.
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Lessons on Small Particles Yield Big Gains, Say Proponents

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 6:21pm
Teaching nanoscience could help integrate STEM studies and point students to new careers.
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Small K-12 Interventions Can Be Powerful

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 6:13pm
Large-scale and ambitious education initiatives hold no academic promises for students, writes researcher Hunter Gehlbach.
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Educators: Help Students Grasp the Moral Threshold

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 4:50pm
Schools have an obligation to be mindful of the workload they place on students' shoulders, writes Thomas Bonnell.
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Museum Examines Onlookers' Role in Holocaust

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 4:38pm
Through an exhibit and teacher programs, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum offers up a nontraditional take on events.
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AP Computer Science Sees Test-Taking Rise

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:33pm
The number of students who took the Advanced Placement computer science exam skyrocketed last year, but females and minority students remained underrepresented.
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Ed. Dept. Probing Claim of Racial Disparity in N.Y. Funding

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:13pm
Complaints by two New York districts prompted the investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights.
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Some Waiver States Can Seek Pause on School Ratings

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:58pm
States looking to renew NCLB waivers while they transition to new assessments ask to freeze school ratings in place for one year, the Education Department says.
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Differentiation Doesn't Work

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 9:46am
Differentiated instruction adds depth and complexity to teaching, but it's all but impossible to implement in today's classrooms, James Delisle writes.
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Calif. Districts Work Toward Mandating Ethnic Studies

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:34pm
Ethnic-studies classes will soon become a staple in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco districts.
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