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Early FAFSA Timeline May Not Speed Up College Aid - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Aspiring college students can apply for federal financial aid three months earlier this year, but colleges won't necessarily follow suit with speedy aid decisions—at least in this first year.
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Split of Detroit District Is Latest Bid to Shore Up Troubled System - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder touts the move as a fresh start for the city's beleaguered schools, but doubts remain amid ongoing enrollment loss, dilapidated buildings, and low achievement.
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N.J. Governor Wants to Send Less Money to Poor Districts - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has proposed to flatten the state's funding formula by equalizing the amount of money it distributes to poor and wealthy students, according to local news media.
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Phila. Enacts Beverage Tax to Pay for Prekindergarten - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Philadelphia's City Council has voted in favor of a tax on sugar-added and artificially sweetened beverages that is expected to raise $409 million over five years for preschool and other city programs.
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Kansas Governor Signs K-12 Funding Patch - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, has signed legislation to provide $38 million more to Kansas' poor districts this coming school year after the state's supreme court threatened to cut off all school funding unless the legislature made school aid more equitable.
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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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Testing Tech Products in the Classroom - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
New initiatives aim to help schools improve piloting of ed-tech tools and make better purchasing and adoption decisions.
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Education Week Tech Confidence Index: Teachers and Ed Tech - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The Education Week Tech Confidence Index examines teachers' perspectives on the present and future status of educational technology in K-12 schools.
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Special Session Called to Deal With Kansas School-Aid Showdown - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
School districts are girding for the possible cutoff of state funding at the end of the month if lawmakers fail to satisfy a Kansas high court ruling demanding more equitable K-12 funding.
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Ed-Tech Market in Flux as Investors Grow More Selective - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Analysts see signs that the market, both globally and in the United States, is cooling off a bit after years of intense activity.
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Collaboration Is Slow-Going for P3 Effort - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
A federal effort to prod agencies to be bold, collaborative, and flexible in working with disengaged youths has spurred slow change, a report says.
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School Discipline - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Nationwide, the economic impact of 10th grade suspensions tops $35 billion, finds a new study by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies and the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Michigan Poised to Pass $617M Bailout for Detroit - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Detroit's debt-ridden school district would receive a $617 million state bailout under a compromise restructuring plan that appears poised for final legislative votes and the governor's signature after winning narrow approval in the House.
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Without More Money, Chicago Schools May Not Reopen - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Chicago's schools won't open in the fall if the district doesn't get additional state funding, CEO Forrest Claypool said last week.
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Arkansas High School Expands on a Human Scale - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
Fayetteville High School was designed to feel more like a flexible workplace than a massive institution.
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Boston Solicits Public for High School Redesign Ideas - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
More than 2,000 parents, educators, residents, and students have offered their views on how to reshape the city's high schools.
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Free Teaching Website Expands on EngageNY's Mission - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The new nonprofit, known as UnboundEd, is offering teachers free common-core-aligned curricular materials and paid professional development.
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Oregon's 'Equity Lens' Frames Schools' Take on Bias - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The 5-year-old document is a public recognition of how race and ethnicity play out in students' educational outcomes, and a call to narrow achievement gaps.
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School Finance Suits: More Than Just a Legal Roll of Dice? - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
The fate of challenges to state K-12 funding formulas is far from random, often hinging on the specifics and ambiguities of each state's constitution.
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Report Feeds Debate Over Racial, Economic Inequities - Education Week

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:34pm
A new study done by the Government Accountability Office lands amid fresh calls to address the share of schools that are both economically and racially segregated.
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