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We Must Teach for 'Range' and 'Depth'

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 19:44
When it comes to measuring student ability, not everything that counts can be counted, argues education professor James Nehring.
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'De-Identifying' Student Data Is Key for Protecting Privacy

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:25
Schools and the companies that work with them are being urged to do a better job clearing personal information from student records that are shared with outside organizations.
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After Legalization of Marijuana, Colo. Regroups on Drug-Free

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:25
With changing attitudes about recreational marijuana, state officials are renewing efforts to get teens to stay away from it.
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First Lady to Tap U.S. Students in Education Equity Campaign for Girls

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:24
Michelle Obama's initiative seeks to remove barriers that keep about 62 million girls around the world from attending school.
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Nevada's School Choice Law Encounters Growing Pains

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:24
Hundreds of applications pour in as state officials figure out how to manage a program that gives parents a major role in how state K-12 money is spent.
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Wash. State Lawmakers Face Hard Choices on K-12 Finance

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:23
Tensions remain among legislators as they seek to hammer out a school funding plan amid $100,000 a day in court-ordered sanctions.
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GOP Candidates Forum Puts Education Policy Front and Center

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:23
A half-dozen White House hopefuls talk common core, teachers' unions, and the federal role in K-12 at a New Hampshire event.
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Justice Pursues ADA Action Against Network of Ga. Programs

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:23
A scathing U.S. Department of Justice letter alleges Americans with Disabilities Act violations at the Georgia Network of Educational and Therapeutic Support.
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How We Rebuilt New Orleans' Schools 'From Scratch'

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:22
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the head of New Orleans' Recovery School District, Patrick Dobard, describes how the city is transforming its schools.
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New Orleans' Path to Education Equity

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:06
Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu: The New Orleans charter school experience offers a model in upending racial inequity.
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Big Hype, Hard Fall for News Corp.'s $1 Billion Ed-Tech Venture

Education Week - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:01
Amplify, the education division of Rupert Murdoch's company, is deeply in the red and on the auction block after its ambitious vision failed to materialize.
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