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Racism: An Open Wound for Native Students

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:37
An academic reward turned into a painful experience earlier this year for a group of American Indian students, explains Robert Cook.
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Let’s Drop the Education Buzzwords

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:35
It’s easy for the K-12 profession to get caught up in jargon that sounds important but says little, writes Levi Folly.
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Research Project Aims to Build Better Math Texts

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:34
With a five-year, $10 million federal grant, cognitive scientists are studying ways to remake a popular middle school math series to enhance students' learning.
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Frontiers of Digital Learning Probed by Researchers

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:32
They are examining how emerging technologies facilitate new types of hands-on learning and how technology can provide a window into students’ thinking.
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Same-Sex Marriage Issue Gets Full Airing at High Court

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:31
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over whether states must license or recognize same-sex marriages, a case with potential ramifications for parental rights in a school context.
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Districts Out Ahead of States in Adopting Science Standards

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:30
While statewide adoptions of the Next Generation Science Standards are going slowly, some districts are moving fast to bring the new standards to classrooms.
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Lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 07:53
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'Opt-Out' Push Gains Traction Amid Common-Core Testing

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 07:45
Activists urging parents to opt their children out of tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards hope to build on momentum in states like New York.
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3 Steps to Make Early Education More Accessible

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 07:45
We must break the financial barrier that prevents poor children from participating in early-education programs, writes Nicholas Burnett.
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