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Listening to educators and allowing research to guide decisionmaking will lead to real change in U.S. schools, writes Jack Jennings.
A combination of earlier testing times and interruptions in instruction due to snow days is putting pressure on teachers to cover as much content as they can to get students ready.
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Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 17 article and interactive, “At Chipotle, How Many Calories Do People Really Eat?” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
A decision by the University of Massachusetts to follow through on a law that bars Iranian students from some science and engineering programs sparked fury, consternation and accusations of discrimination.
CHICAGO — It would be crushing here if the winner was New York. The bid from Hawaii, where Barack Obama was born, seems an afterthought.Four short words sum up the confident pitch from the South Side for the right to host the 44th president’s official library and museum: “Bring it on home.”Read full article >>
The District‘Fierce advocate’ for charters to step downRobert Cane, the executive director of a pro-charter school advocacy group in the District, has announced he is leaving his job after more than 16 years.Read full article >>
When Kristy Ochs became principal of the KIPP DC AIM Academy six years ago, she started at 7 a.m. and didn’t leave the Southeast Washington school until 8 p.m. Having taught at the public charter school since it began, she felt, as other staffers did, that her mostly low-income students’ impressive achievement levels — 30 percentage points above the city average in math and nearly 20 points above the average in reading — were worth the personal sacrifices.Read full article >>