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Special Education Students Swell Civil Rights Docket

Education Week - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 18:03
Outreach and broader awareness of the U.S. Education Department's willingness to tackle complaints may help account for a surge in cases to the department's office for civil rights.
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N.J. Gifted School Serves Mostly Poor, Minority Students

Education Week - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 18:02
At the Paterson Academy for the Gifted and Talented, teachers say students’ diverse backgrounds deepen learning for everyone.
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Thousands of Scorers Take On the Common-Core Tests

Education Week - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 17:59
Some 42,000 highly trained raters will score 109 million test responses in English/language arts and math in the biggest and most controversial student-assessment project in history.
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'Open Educational Resources' Promoted in U.S. Senate Proposal

Education Week - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 17:59
A move in Congress to promote schools' use of free learning resources could have a major impact on the development of curricula.
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