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Jeff Landry, John Bel Edwards ...

Feb 8, 2016 by

Attorney General Jeff Landry has sent another letter to Gov. John Bel Edwards asserting his right to pursue a Common Core lawsuit...

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Gates Gives Common Core Owner,...

Feb 8, 2016 by

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is one of two owners of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). In fact, former...

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Charter Schools are Taking Off

Feb 8, 2016 by

Malcolm A. Kline – At least one form of very productive education disruption is growing exponentially. “Parents can choose...

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The Educational Freedom Legacy...

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By Neal McCluskey and Jason Bedrick – Early yesterday morning, after a fifteen month battle with brain cancer, Senior Fellow in...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

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“If we are to achieve the joint goals adopted in the UN in September, they have to be part of everything we do, including...

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Immigrant students flooding U....

Feb 8, 2016 by

Maryland’s High Point High offers an example of how a school adjusts to a rapid influx of immigrant students. As U.S. presidential...

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DPS on track for financial cra...

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The Legislature has a chance to make all of this right — to invest in Detroit’s kids. Detroit’s public schools are...

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Volunteer ‘Pushy Moms’ help co...

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They’re veterans of the application process and passing on hard-won wisdom by Barbara Kantrowitz – Eren Ozsar and Melanie Rose...

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Secret teacher: we’re no...

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It’s easy for government to say teachers fail to inspire children raised in poverty – it’s cheaper than fixing the awful conditions...

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Who Says Teacher Eval Reforms ...

Feb 8, 2016 by

Thomas Toch – The conventional wisdom in Washington education policy circles these days is that reforms to teacher evaluation...

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Teacher Quality Matters Most

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By Dan Goldhaber – Fifty years after the release of  “Equality of Educational Opportunity”—widely known as the Coleman...

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Chang Takes Autism Education t...

Feb 8, 2016 by

by Kenneth J. Cooper – Dr. Ya-Chih Chang Dr. Ya-Chih Chang, an immigrant from Taiwan, followed her parents’ path by going to...

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California to begin collecting...

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By Jane Meredith Adams – California will begin its first statewide collection of data on students who are chronically absent, a...

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Fewer Colorado graduates with ...

Feb 8, 2016 by

The number of Colorado graduates completing an education degree dropped for the fifth consecutive year, according to the...

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Harvard wants to save high sch...

Feb 8, 2016 by

Robert Pondiscio – A report last month from the “Making Caring Common” project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education...

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3 Ways America Could Repeat Hi...

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Eddie Hyatt – The thousand-year Byzantine Empire was one of the most powerful and vast empires the world has ever known, and it...

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Flint water drowns out Detroit...

Feb 8, 2016 by

Tom Watkins – Where are investors for what will truly sustain Detroit’s comeback —quality education? The educational mess in...

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Australian teachers tackle cha...

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Sally Robinson – Young Australian teachers have always enjoyed a stint travelling and working in Britain. Now, however, they...

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Class on Mexican food earns st...

Feb 8, 2016 by

Michael McGrady – Students enrolled this semester in a writing course focused entirely on Mexican food at the University of...

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Heads warn over pupils’ ...

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Children’s untreated mental health issues could spiral into psychiatric problems later in life unless more is done in schools,...

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