NCSL Declares Opposition to National Standards, Citing Flaws in NCLB
Benefits of Early-Childhood Program Flow Into Adulthood, Study Finds
Heat Prompts School Closures
House Education Leaders Issue Draft NCLB Renewal Plan
SAT Scores Take Another Dip
High School Principal in L.A. Sparks Student, Staff Protests
What Did You Do This Summer?
New Orleans Education Resources
Why Education Reform Is Like Baseball
Q & A With Paul G. Vallas
Social Networking Can Have Educational Benefits, Survey Finds
Officials See Scant Gains From NCLB Rules On Teachers
Congress Passes ‘Competitiveness’ Bill
TV Ads Push Candidates to Offer Ways to Improve Education System
Strategies Shared at U.S. Safe Schools Gathering
Endeavour Touches Down
Lawsuit Attacks Alternative-Route 'Loophole' in NCLB Law
Romney: School Failures Pose Civil Rights Challenge
Oakland Sued Over Compliance With School Report Card Rules
Religious Charter Schools
Housing Aid Offered to Stop Enrollment Decline
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ACT Acquires Texas-Based Policy Group
New in Print
Chicago Data Bolster Case for Early-Childhood Programs
California Settlement Yielding School Improvements
IG Report Questions NCLB’s Unsafe-Schools Option
Gail Connelly
Teaching With the Test, Not to the Test
Don Vardell
Norma Gabler
Gov. Donald L. Carcieri
Legislators Oppose National Standards
Science Camp: Just for the Girls
California Settlement Assures Right of Students to Insulin at School
Out-of-School Help for Summer Learning Lapse
City Yearns for Rebirth Among Ruin
ACT Scores Inch Up, But High School Rigor Lags, Testmaker Says
Seniors Handle Broad Economic Principles
Scholars Reaching Outside Education for School Fixes
Reading Curricula Don’t Make Cut for Federal Review
School Programs Win Big Increases in N.C.
NCLB Fairness: Miller’s Comments Are Welcome
10-State Pilot Preparing Teachers to Develop Tests
The National Board: Challenged by Success?
Suzanne E. Walsh
Virtual Academy Forgoes Grant
Postsecondary Appointee Wins Confirmation
For New Leaders, Old Problems
Lynn M. Cornett
Miller’s NCLB Priorities Spark Fresh Debate
Corrections
Fiscal Forecast for States Begins to Darken
Exclusion-Rate Data for NAEP to Be More Accessible
GAO Criticizes Ed. Dept. On Student-Loan Issues
School Finance Adequacy at a Crossroads
Equity Advocates Hit the Highway
‘Competitiveness’ Bill to Aid Math, Science Is Signed by President
High Court Ruling Prompts Reflections on Integration
Leading for Change
Rochelle Wimpfheimer
Panel Issues Draft Report on STEM Teaching Topics
School Turnover Highlights Performance-Pay Complexity
What Would Dewey Think About ‘No Child’ Impact?
Events
Student’s Threatening ‘Fiction’ is Unprotected Speech, Court Rules
States Hard-Pressed to Set Aside Title I Aid for NCLB Help, Group Says
Also of Note
Dept. Issues Rules On ‘Rigorous’ Classes
Spellings, College Presidents Set to Visit Latin America
Senate OKs Renewal of Higher Ed. Law
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U.S. Poised to Sit Out TIMSS Test
Childhood Obesity
Many State Laws Hamper Adoption of Digital Curricula
Study: Low, High Fliers Gain Less Under NCLB
Doubts Cast on Math, Science Teaching Lures
Teach For America Is No Cure for Shortages
Clinton Courts Politically Potent Teachers
With Scripted Lessons, Are Teachers an Anachronism?
Taking Weight off GPAs With Electives
Merit Pay Gaining Bipartisan Favor in Federal Arena
Even the Highly Credentialed Founder in Urban Schools
Small Schools in N.Y.C. Pressed on Spec. Ed.
NGA Transition Won’t End Push for ‘Innovation’
S. Elaine Farris
Survey: Subjects Trimmed To Boost Math and Reading
H.S. Math Linked to Performance in College Science
Schools Benefit From States’ Strong Budgets
Technology’s Role Is Key in Dropout-Prevention Efforts
Harcourt Sale Would Spawn Big 3 of Texts
Teachers Tell Researchers They Like Their Jobs
Math, Science, and Golf School
Events
2008 Education Budget Gets House Approval
La. Lawmakers Give Education Big Boost
Joellen Killion
Study Finds Edge for N.Y.C. Charters
Ken L. Draut
Can Research Help Schools?
Key NCLB-Renewal Bills Withheld Until Fall
Priscilla Haden
‘Support Group’ Matures
12-State Study Finds Falloff in Testing Gains After NCLB
Information Overloaded
Correction
In England, Top ‘Heads’ Oversee Two Schools at Once
District Consolidation
Carol Comeau
In Pursuit of Diversity, Demographics Matter
Texas Selection
Donna Durno
Tentative Agreement Reached in Suit Over Calif. Exit Exam
A Lost Issue in 2008?
Larry G. Stinson
Coalition Spells Out ’Essentials’ of Plans for Performance Pay
Special Education Chief to Leave Department
Students Get Taste of ‘National Security’ Languages
Frank Hernandez
Building ‘Smart Education Systems’
Acceleration Under Review
Pennsylvania Budget Funds $75 Million Pre-K Program
Attention Deficit
Confusing Cause and Effect in Assessing Courses
Dodd Outlines K-12 Education Plan
States Face Bumpy Budget Forecast as Revenues Seen to Peak
Teenagers’ Social Networking Found to Have Educational Benefits in Poll
Suit Contests ‘Loophole’ for Alternate Paths
On Katrina's 2nd Anniversary, U.S. Urged to Bolster Aid for School Recovery
Ambitious Pre-K Proposal Scaled Back by Va. Governor
U.S. Urged To Step Up Katrina Aid
‘Bong Hits’ for Student Speech
Record Enrollment Is Projected, But Trend Varies by Geography
National-Board Dilemma: ‘Elitist Hand-Wringing’?
As Text Publishers Merge, ‘Diversity of Ideas’ Is Lost
Commitment, Charter Status, Brought School Back
Poll Finds Rise in Unfavorable Views of NCLB
Reading Results Hard to Translate, Panel Concludes
As School Year Looms, Detroit Predicts Enrollment Drop
Pittsburgh Building 'Nation' of 9th Graders
After-School Push Poses Complex Challenge
Corrections
NCLB ‘Highly Qualified’ Rules for Teachers Seen as Ineffective
The Democrats’ ‘No Child’ Divide
School Lunches
Alliance Hires NAACP Executive
Graduation Predictors
ACT Scores Inch Up, but Testmaker Raps Curriculum
California Budget Set
Asa Hilliard, Expert On Africa, Dies
Letters to a Young Teacher
Ford Foundation Names President
Arkansas Historians Fear Short Shrift
Democratic Field Turns to Education
Federal Reading Review Overlooks Popular Texts
Computerized Tests
An Anchor in a Shifting Stream
High School Graduation
Project Aims to Cut Through Fog of Studies On Charters
Four Big Ideas of Algebra Given Top Billing In Randomized Study
NCES Commissioner Is Co-Author of Book on Charter Schools
Disputing Claim of Progress After Calif. Case Settlement
Richmond’s Reading Gains Didn’t Come From a Script
Candidates Urged to Back STEM Initiatives
NCLB Teacher Rules Unevenly Enforced, Major Study Finds
International Comparison
Oakland Sued Over State-Mandated Report Cards
Troubled L.A. School Roiled by Protests Over Principal
New Teacher Project Brings Holistic Style to Urban Districts
Improvements Seen to California Schools As Result of Williams Case Settlement
First Economics NAEP Termed ‘Not Discouraging’
Teacher-Astronaut Ready for Liftoff