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The Every Student Succeeds Act: Explained - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, states would get significant leeway in a wide range of areas, with the U.S. Department of Education seeing its hands-on role in accountability scaled back considerably. Here are key highlights.
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Data Looms Large in Quest for New School-Quality Indicator - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
States are looking hard at what it will take to gather the right information for a new indicator of school quality or student success under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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K-12 Schools: We Have Our Own 'Brexit' Problem - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The reasoning behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union may sound familiar to those in American public education, writes Adam Kirk Edgerton.
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Digital Device Choices Could Impact Common-Core Test Results, Studies Finding - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Some test questions are likely harder to answer on tablets than on laptop or desktop computers, presenting a new challenge as states move to online assessments.
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Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education Issues? - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Our interactive graphic lets you see what Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have said and done on topics from academic standards to the U.S. Department of Education.
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Four Ways to Protect Vulnerable Students Under ESSA - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The language of the Every Students Succeeds Act could shortchange students in Title I schools, writes Teach Plus Executive Vice President Alice Johnson Cain.
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<i>Fisher</i> v. <i>University of Texas</i> and Lessons for K-12 Districts - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on race-conscious admissions provides important guidance on how districts can further diversify their schools, write Erica Frankenberg and Liliana M. Garces.
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States, Districts Eye Chance to Craft Innovative Tests - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Buzz builds around a pilot program under the Every Student Succeeds Act that aims to jump-start the next generation of assessments.
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Q&A: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The U.S. Department of Education's top official discusses the Every Student Succeeds Act, equity, and other education issues.
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Landmark Equity Study Turns 50 - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The last living co-author of the Coleman study on educational opportunity discusses the legacy of the famous report.
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Vouchers Put Some Parents in Squeeze on Special Ed. Rights - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
In order to accept vouchers for private schools, parents of students with disabilities generally must waive their children's individual rights to services under the federal special education law.
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Blogs of the Week - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
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To Boost Reading, Stop Blaming Teachers and Start Building Knowledge - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
When elementary schools take time away from other subjects to dramatically increase time on reading instruction, they are likely to slow children's growth in reading comprehension, literacy experts argue.
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How to Encourage and Model Global Citizenship in the Classroom - Global Learning - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
How do you encourage and model global citizenship in the classroom? Julie Lindsay, an education leader in digital technology, online learning, and curriculum across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, explores.
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Should ESSA Jettison Proficiency Rates in School Accountability? - Inside School Research - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
More than 40 researchers and school officials signed onto a letter calling for the Education Department to use different measures for academic proficiency.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander at the RNC: On Trump, Clinton, and ESSA - Politics K-12 - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The head of the Senate education committee, who is attending the Republican National Convention, says he thinks that Donald Trump would champion local control of schools and fewer regulations.
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A Growth Mindset May Counteract Effects of Poverty on Achievement, Study Says - Rules for Engagement - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
A growth mindset may buffer students from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, Stanford researchers concluded after studying test scores and survey results for 168,000 Chilean students.
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Destabilize & Replace - Teacher in a Strange Land - Education Week Teacher

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
It seems--again--patently obvious that opening a glitzy new school will automatically change the education market (whether you call that disruption or destabilization) surrounding it. Every child that previously attended a public school will become a unit of displacement. How soon does this negatively impact public systems?
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