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Civil Rights Complaints Target Charter Schools

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:08pm
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.
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Wyoming will not receive fed schools waiver

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:43pm
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Pre-K Enrollment Dipped, Funding Rose in 2012-13, Report Says

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:01am
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.
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Research Detects Bias in Classroom Observations

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:01am
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.
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Studies Highlight Complexities of Using Value-Added Measures

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:01am
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.
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Report: New Mexico 20th in education spending

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 12:04pm
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Ill. to Set Lower Performance Targets for Minority and Low-Income Students

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 10:14am
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.
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Washington schools look beyond federal waiver

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:12am
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Districts losing control over the most money

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:12am
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High Stakes for States on NCLB Waiver Compliance

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 8:02am
Reaching agreement with the Education Department on fine points of No Child Left Behind Act flexibility can be a make-or-break proposition.
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