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Teachers: Know When to Stop Talking

Education Week - 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

Education Week - 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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N.C. Voucher Program Expected to Double Following Court Ruling

Education Week - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 07:30
The state is bracing for a rapid expansion in the number of children using tax dollars for private schools, after the program was declared constitutional by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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Report Criticizes Passage of School Bonds in California

Education Week - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:03
More than 80 percent of proposed school bond measures — about $110 billion — have passed in California since 2001 after Proposition 39 reduced the voter threshold required for approval, according to a new report from the California Policy Center.
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New Tool Maps School Attendance Zones Across U.S.

Education Week - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 07:27
In November, the U.S. Department of Education will release a mapping tool that provides a first-time look at school attendance boundaries for most public schools in the country.
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Use of Barricades to Deter School Shooters Debated in Ohio

Education Week - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:35
The state's building-standards board has concluded that despite a new state law allowing barricade devices in schools, the products are not practical to use and could create other hazards.
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