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Key to Vocabulary Gap Is Quality of Conversation, Not Dearth of Words

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 17:00
A seminal study on the early word gap between the children of high school dropouts and those of college graduates has led to more nuanced findings about language development.
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Parent, School Issues at Stake in Same-Sex Marriage Fight

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 16:09
Gay couples are making their case to the U.S. Supreme Court over states' refusal to license or recognize such unions, a conflict with an array of implications for schools.
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Q&A: Reporter Delves Into World of 'Digital Play'

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:58
Veteran USA Today reporter Greg Toppo discusses his new book examining the hopes and reality of how schools and students are trying to use digital games for learning.
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Why Are We Teaching Democracy Like a Game Show?

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:38
Memorizing the answers to a naturalization test will not help students learn about civics, writes Joseph Kahne.
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A High School Diploma Doesn't Guarantee College Success

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:31
Educators should dissuade students from entering colleges with low graduation rates, write Joseph Sanacore and Anthony T. Palumbo.
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School Choice Works, Privatization Won't

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:30
School vouchers divert millions from public education and do not produce results for students, writes Delaware Gov. Jack Markell.
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More Universities Take Up SBAC 'College-Ready' Cutoffs

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:27
Nearly 200 colleges and universities agreed to use Smarter Balanced assessment results in deciding which students take remedial courses.
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Traction Limited in Rolling Back Common Core

Education Week - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:23
Foes of the Common Core State Standards hoped this would be their year in state legislatures, but so far they have little to boast about.
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