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Weighing in on Accountability Under ESSA

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:13pm
Here’s a sampling of the more than 20,000 public comments filed with the U.S. Department of Education on its proposed rules for school accountability.
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States With High 'Opt Out' Rates Brace for Possible Penalties

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:12pm
The U.S. Department of Education hasn't decided how to penalize states where large numbers of students have opted-out of annual tests.
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Teacher-Prep Accreditation Group Seeks to Regain Traction

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:11pm
Despite a rocky rollout, the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, or CAEP, says its new standards will bring uniformity to the field.
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Court Actions Leave Uncertainty on Transgender Student Rights

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:11pm
The debate on restroom access remains unsettled, as multiple legal cases play out and enforcement of new federal guidelines is blocked for now.
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States to Partner on Social-Emotional Learning Standards

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:09pm
Eight states will work to create standards and policies for how to teach social and relational skills in K-12 schools.
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Dwindling Interest Seen in SAT Subject Tests

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:08pm
As participation booms in the SAT and ACT, there’s been little notice of an opposite trend: the quiet slipping away of the SAT Subject Tests.
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2 in 5 High Schools Don't Offer Physics, Analysis Finds

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:07pm
An Education Week analysis of federal data reveals that high school students don’t have universal access to physics classes—despite a national push for STEM studies.
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Urban Schools Group Leaves Imprint on K-12 Policy

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:07pm
The Council of the Great City Schools, a formidable advocate for urban districts, faces new tests to its staying power as it turns 60.
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Do We Give Students Too Much Choice?

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:07pm
Student-centered classrooms that use problem-based learning and differentiation are not all that they’re cracked up to be, writes teacher Brian Field.
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We Must Diversify Charter School Options

Education Week - August 23, 2016 - 5:05pm
To fulfill their mission of innovation, charter schools shouldn’t stick to one model, write Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, and Brandon L. Wright.
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Assistant Professor of History/ Mellon Diversity and Renewal Postdoc (R2556) | Bates College

Latest Job Postings - August 23, 2016 - 2:41pm
US - ME - Lewiston, Ph.D. in History, American Cultural Studies, or a related field completed by August 1, 2017 As part of a new Faculty Diversity and Renewal grant meant to assist in recruiting and supporting a broadly
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Research Assistant Professor | University of Michigan

Latest Job Postings - August 23, 2016 - 12:57pm
US - MI - Ann Arbor, Requirements for the position are a Ph.D. in Economics, Sociology, Public Policy, Education, Management, Information Science or a related field, strong data analytic and statistical skills and methods
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