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College- and Career-Readiness Education Isn't Everything

March 7, 2017 - 3:58pm
Low voter turnout underscores why schools must do more to prepare students to be engaged citizens, argues Sidney Trubowitz.
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The Unmet Need for Interdisciplinary Education

March 7, 2017 - 3:58pm
Educators must build bridges between subjects rather than jealously guard their area of expertise, writes educator Alden S. Blodget.
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When 'Highly Qualified' Teachers Aren't

March 7, 2017 - 3:58pm
When it comes to teacher certification, the label "highly qualified" doesn’t mean much, argues University of Oklahoma’s Lawrence Baines.
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Feuding Superintendents and School Boards Struggle to Make Amends

March 7, 2017 - 3:58pm
As battles move into court or the public sphere, it's very hard for schools chiefs and their boards to find a way to work together effectively.
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As Trump Renews Push for School Choice, Specifics Still Scarce

March 7, 2017 - 3:56pm
In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump makes clear that he remains serious in concept about his pledge to expand school choice.
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Transition Update: Washington

March 7, 2017 - 3:56pm
DeVos slammed for remarks on HBCU's, a new Senate measure could overturn Obama-era ESSA rules on accountability, and more.
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A-F School Rankings Draw Local Pushback

March 7, 2017 - 3:55pm
Critics, including some local superintendents, call a method adopted by at least 18 states simplistic, while backers see it as transparent and easy for the public to grasp.
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Federal Budget Knife Could Slash Into K-12 Programs

March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
President Donald Trump's plan to boost defense spending by $54 billion and make corresponding domestic cuts may put a new squeeze on U.S. Department of Education funding.
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Schools Are Falling Short for Many English-Learners

March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
In a National Academies report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: public schools need more resources and research.
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Video Links Professors to Farflung Student-Teachers

March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
A handful of education schools are using the technology to provide feedback to teaching candidates in residence at schools throughout the country.
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How Many Transgender Children Are There?

March 7, 2017 - 3:54pm
Researchers estimate that about 0.7 percent of U.S. teens identify as transgender, but they acknowledge that far better data is needed.
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