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As McGraw-Hill Education Leaves State Testing, Market Thrives for Classroom Assessments

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 07:39
McGraw-Hill Education recently sold off its longstanding businesses in summative and "shelf" testing, in a move that underscores growing demand for other forms of assessments.
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To Protect Children at Risk, Washington Must Play a Role

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 07:33
Without federal government pressure, states and school districts will do little to address inequity, writes former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
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Old Hands, New Hurdles: State Chiefs Who Take the Local Reins

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 07:31
A handful of chief state school officers are bringing their years of experience and policy perspective to the superintendency of local school districts.
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Rhode Island Mandates Student HPV Vaccine

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:11
Seventh-graders in all public and private schools in Rhode Island are now required to get the HPV vaccine.
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Griffin: Changes needed to Common Core standards

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 07:44
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Freedom to Experiment Presents Challenges for School Innovation Networks

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 07:27
Giving small networks of schools autonomy to try new approaches with technology requires a delicate balance of logistical freedom and district technical support.
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Pence touts Indiana charter school expansion

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:51
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Teachers: Know When to Stop Talking

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 08:23
It's tough for educators to withhold judgment of a student's response, but Thomas Newkirk argues that it could help deepen student understanding.
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Washington State Attorney General Reports Good News on Education Funding to Court

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 07:49
The Washington attorney general's office said Monday the state has made so much progress toward fully paying the cost of basic education that the state Supreme Court should dissolve its contempt order on education funding.
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