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States Get Leeway on Naming 'Dropout Factories'

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
A loophole created when Congress dumped Obama-era ESSA rules could allow states to avoid publicly identifying high schools in need of intensive help.
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Digital Communication Tools Target ESSA Parent-Engagement Mandate

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
School districts face new demands under federal law to show they're engaging parents in students' education, and many ed-tech companies are trying to address that need.
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Course Choice: A Different Way to Expand School Choice?

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has talked about it. It's permitted under ESSA; and some states already use it. But what is course choice?
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Special Education Rulings Put High Court Nominee on Hot Seat

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 4:22pm
Democrats grilled Judge Neil M. Gorsuch on the stance he's taken toward the level of services due students with disabilities, even as the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the issue.
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Teacher-Prep Slow to Embrace Social-Emotional Learning

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 4:21pm
As SEL gains traction in schools, teacher-preparation programs and states' certification requirements need to catch up, advocates say.
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New Dimension to Kansas' K-12 Funding Puzzle

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 4:19pm
Lawmakers trying to satisfy judges in a school funding case grapple with how increased funding can be used to boost results for black, Latino, and low-income students.
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On Campus: Check This Box if You’re a Good Person

Education News from NY Times - April 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
On college applications, every so often, the kindness of a student can’t help shining through.
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Middle School History Teacher | Detroit Country Day School

Latest Job Postings - April 4, 2017 - 1:46pm
US - MI - Beverly Hills, Title:             Middle School History Teacher Department: Middle School Available:     Fall 2017 Submit by: 
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Survey: Teachers Talk Politics to Students, Despite Divisive Atmosphere

Education Week - April 4, 2017 - 1:17pm
While national politics are still creating sharp divides in school communities, most teachers aren't avoiding the topic, says a survey from the Education Week Research Center.
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