Supreme Court to Hear Case on Abuse Reporting

The case before the high court asks whether teachers' duty to report suspected child abuse makes them adjuncts of law enforcement when it comes to prosecution. (February 27, 2015)

Ed-Tech Vendors Attend Data-Privacy 'Boot Camp'

More than 40 ed-tech companies gathered in Washington for the first of several expected training sessions to help companies understand their legal obligations for protecting students' data privacy. (February 26, 2015)

House Leaders Officially Postpone Vote on NCLB Rewrite

(February 27, 2015)

Did the Common-Core Math Writers Accidentally Drop a Standard?

(February 27, 2015)

FCC Votes 3-2 to Protect Net Neutrality, Prevent 'Fast Lanes'

(February 26, 2015)

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Students' Views on Teachers, Policy Matter in Ga. District

In rural Murray County, Ga., Superintendent Vickie Reed relies on meaningful student input to help inform district decisionmaking. (February 27, 2015)

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Social-Emotional Learning Pays Off

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Opinion

A Coach With the Heart of an English Teacher

UCLA basketball coach John Wooden understood that a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching students does not work, writes David Perrin. (February 25, 2015)

Positive School Reform: Reimagining the ESEA

Listening to educators and allowing research to guide decisionmaking will lead to real change in U.S. schools, writes Jack Jennings. (February 23, 2015)

Study: Common-Core Advocates Are Rational, Opponents Are Not

Rick Hess expresses concern and confusion about a new CPRE study about how the Common Core has played out on Twitter. (February 25, 2015)

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Digital Directions

Schools Weigh Access to Students' Social-Media Passwords

State lawmakers and school district officials are again wrestling with questions about schools' authority to access and monitor students' social-media accounts. (February 17, 2015)

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Transforming Teachers' Roles

This special report explores the growing interest among many educators and school leaders in altering the conventional understandings around what teachers do. (February 18, 2015)

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Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2015

The magazine chose the College Board, Google, Edcamp, Summit Public Schools, Democrats for Education Reform, and Teachers Pay Teachers among its top 10 "most innovative." (February 13, 2015)

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