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Landmark Equity Study Turns 50

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:58pm
The last living co-author of the Coleman study on educational opportunity discusses the legacy of the famous report.
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Q&A: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:49pm
The U.S. Department of Education's top official discusses the Every Student Succeeds Act, equity, and other education issues.
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Vouchers Put Some Parents in Squeeze on Special Ed. Rights

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:38pm
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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Summer Programs Help First-Gen. College Goers Brave the Leap

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:32pm
Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college.
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Data Looms Large in Quest for New School-Quality Indicator

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:31pm
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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Digital Device Choices Could Impact Common-Core Test Results, Studies Finding

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:21pm
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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Voucher supporters, foes disagree on financial impact

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:15pm
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Bentonville school officials approve stadium campaign

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:27pm
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Embattled Portland, Oregon, superintendent steps down

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 8:58am
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American Politics Through the Eyes of an 8th Grader

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 8:39am
An 8th grade history teacher discusses what his students understand about today's rancorous political climate and what adults would do well to remember.
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Common Core opt-outs increase slightly in Nevada

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 3:08pm
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