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Proposed K-12 Cuts Could Hit Charter, Private Schools

April 5, 2017 - 10:33am
Programs to help improve teacher quality and boost after-school programs are on the Trump administration’s budget hit list and have a footprint beyond just traditional public schools.
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Alabama education budget passes Senate

April 5, 2017 - 8:28am
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How We Got Colorado's Teacher-Evaluation Reform Wrong

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
Colorado’s new teacher-evaluation laws relied on partial data, had few supporters, and created unnecessary bureaucracy, writes CEO of A+ Colorado Van Schoales.
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In Defense of Teacher-Evaluation Reform

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
Teacher-evaluation and tenure-reform laws have great potential, but transformative change takes time, says Scott Laband.
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Supreme Court Firms Up Goal Posts on Spec. Ed. Rights

April 4, 2017 - 4:25pm
Advocates for children with disabilities cheer a high court decision setting more-ambitious academic expectations for those in special education, while district administrators have a more measured response.
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States Get Leeway on Naming 'Dropout Factories'

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

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?

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

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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