Cyberbullying Is on the Rise A...

Jul 18, 2019 by

By Héctor Alejandro Arzate – While smartphones, tablets, and other digital tools have transformed how schools teach,...

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How 3 States Are Digging In on...

Jul 2, 2019 by

By Stephen Sawchuk – What can states do to develop better citizens? CivXNow, a coalition of some 90 organizations spearheaded...

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Dealing With Dyslexia: ‘...

May 30, 2019 by

When Scott Gann learned his son Dustin had dyslexia, he was shocked at the school’s reaction. No one there wanted to use the...

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Meet the Moms on the Front Lin...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Parents call for systematic approach By Stephen Sawchuk – Research on how kids learn to read has not always penetrated the...

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4 Ways Schools Help or Hinder ...

Apr 16, 2019 by

The justification for gifted education is simple: Academically advanced children should be given work at their speed and level, both...

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What Really Causes Special Edu...

Mar 19, 2019 by

By Josh Brown – During a recent class, Ernesto propelled a volley of four-letter expletives, an eraser, and a chair at my...

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Only 16 States Still Share Com...

Mar 8, 2019 by

The testing revolution sparked by the common core has all but evaporated in less than a decade, with only one-third of the states...

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Teachers Are Still Striking, B...

Feb 21, 2019 by

The teacher activism movement has come full circle, with West Virginia teachers launching their second statewide strike in two years...

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Scores Were Lower When Mass. S...

Feb 1, 2019 by

Unfamiliarity with technology contributed to lower scores for online test-takers in 2015, but the effects diminished over time,...

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The Black Achievement Paradox ...

Jan 17, 2019 by

Editor’s Note: Staff Writer Daarel Burnette II covers state education policy. This analysis is part of a special report exploring...

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GATES GIVING MILLIONS TO TRAIN...

Jan 8, 2019 by

1.7.19 – EdWeek.org “Gates Giving Millions to Train Teachers on ‘High Quality’ Curricula” By Stephen Sawchuk...

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Education Is Fundamental to Ci...

Dec 2, 2018 by

A new federal lawsuit asserts that the failure of public schools to prioritize civics education is depriving students of many of...

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How Election Results Will Shak...

Nov 27, 2018 by

Turnover in Governors, Lawmakers May Affect Policy and Personnel By Daarel Burnette II – There will be a new cast of tax and...

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Math Scores Slide to a 20-Year...

Oct 18, 2018 by

The newest batch of ACT scores shows troubling long-term declines in performance, with students’ math achievement reaching a 20-year...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ A...

Sep 26, 2018 by

The world’s richest man says he wants to help tackle one of the biggest issues in education: improving early-childhood...

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What the DeVos-Led School Safe...

Aug 19, 2018 by

It’s been a busy summer for the Federal School Safety Commission, set up by President Donald Trump in the wake of the Feb. 14...

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Senate Approves Jeb Bush’...

Jun 26, 2018 by

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve the nomination of Frank Brogan as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education....

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Use of Restraint and Seclusion...

May 28, 2018 by

By Christina Samuels – Legislation that would regulate the use of restraint and seclusion in schools has cleared both the...

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Pearson Tested ‘Social-P...

Apr 18, 2018 by

The idea of inserting “social-psychological interventions” into learning software is gaining steam, raising both hopes...

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Illinois Will Step Back from P...

Feb 23, 2018 by

Only a handful of states will still be offering the test in its entirety after this spring’s testing season. Illinois has begun...

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