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Kansas to Withhold Student Test Data

Education Week - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:02
Federal education officials have granted a request from Kansas to not release test results that experts say are invalid due to technical problems.
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Wyoming school district coalition grows

Education Week - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 08:02
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Making College Access a Local Reality

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:08
For cities and districts seeking to establish a communitywide college-going culture, George Weiss and Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey offer four steps.
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Startup Founders Apply Education Experience

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:08
Former educators with technology interests are increasingly making their way from classrooms into the startup world as they try to use their school expertise to create ed-tech products.
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Special Education Charters Renew Inclusion Debate

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:01
Dozens of charter schools are targeting students with disabilities whose parents feel their needs are not being served in regular public schools.
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States Far From Uniform in Commitment to Kindergarten

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:00
While pre-K is a top priority for many policymakers nationwide, kindergarten remains a patchwork of district programs driven by varying state requirements.
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Texas District Tests New R&D Model With Novice Teachers

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:37
By systematically implementing, testing, tweaking, and expanding a new support program for novice teachers, Austin educators are aiming to apply research for an immediate impact on the classroom.
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Lawsuit Says Teacher Contracts Violate Wisconsin Policy

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:33
Madison County, Wis., school officials face allegations that two recent contracts violate the state's controversial law that restricts public employees' bargaining rights.
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Debunking Three Assessment Myths

Education Week - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:32
Teachers have options for managing the pressures of national and local testing demands, write K-12 educators Sherah Betts Carr and Anaya Bryson.
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