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Nominee to Head Ed. Dept. Grilled on Potential Business Conflicts

January 24, 2017 - 4:23pm
Betsy DeVos, the president’s pick for education secretary, vowed to senators at her confirmation hearing that she would divest financial stakes in any education-related companies.
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DeVos Takes Hot Seat in Confirmation Quest

January 24, 2017 - 4:17pm
The nominee for education secretary runs into a buzz saw of questions from skeptical Democrats on the Senate education committee on issues including special education and school choice.
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School Innovation Study Flags Issues for Districts

January 24, 2017 - 4:15pm
School systems need help to find evidence of effectiveness for their intervention efforts, says a study of the federal i3 program.
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Here’s What Works for Teacher Accountability

January 24, 2017 - 4:15pm
Professional accountability in education merits more attention, write Mathematica’s Brian Gill and Harvard Kennedy School’s Jennifer Lerner.
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Stop Scapegoating, Start Educating

January 24, 2017 - 4:14pm
The root of the U.S. job crisis is automation, and teaching technology is part of the solution, write Julie Flapan and Jane Margolis.
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ESSA Is an Opportunity for States

January 24, 2017 - 4:14pm
Former Delaware governor Jack Markell weighs in on how states should respond to the shifting federal education landscape.
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Trump Paints Grim Picture of Nation's Schools in Inaugural Speech

January 24, 2017 - 4:12pm
In his address to the nation, President Donald Trump decried "an education system flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge."
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State of the States: Colo., Ind., N.M., S.C., Va.

January 24, 2017 - 4:12pm
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
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Special Education Enrollment Rose in 2015-16

January 24, 2017 - 3:59pm
The most recent federal data shows an increase for the fourth year in a row in special education students, driven by a rise in those with autism or “other health impairments.”
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