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U.S. School Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:23
For the first time, the overall number of Latino, African-American, and Asian students in public K-12 schools is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic white students.
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Students' Help-Seeking Strategies Offer Clues for Educators

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:17
Researchers say teachers and policymakers can learn a lot about students' mindsets and school climate by watching how students get the help they need in class.
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Teachers Say They Are Not Well-Prepared for Common Core

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:16
Despite increased professional development for teaching to the new standards, about half of teachers surveyed do not feel the preparation has been adequate.
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Popular Child-Poverty Measure Gets Another Look

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:14
Education data crunchers are seeking an alternative to the current yardstick—the percentage of students who qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.
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'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Scholars Say

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:53
New studies suggest teaching students to be more persistent and conscientious may not be the right strategy for motivating students with a creative bent.
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GlassLab Opens Opportunity for Education-Game Makers

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:51
Developers hoping to transform digital learning games from lightweight classroom fun to serious instructional tools could soon have access to new technologies to help make that happen.
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Beyond the 'Model Minority' Stereotype

Education Week - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:45
Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders represent a wide range of individuals with varying educational strengths and needs, Rich Lee says.
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