Parents' Incarceration Takes Toll on Children, Studies Say

Researchers are finding that having a parent in prison can be more traumatic to students than a parent's death or divorce, and can create problems for children's education and health. (March 6, 2015)

Partisan Hurdles Ahead on K-12 for Some GOP Governors

New Republican governors in Illinois, Maryland, and Massachusetts are looking to push K-12 initiatives and make budget choices affecting schools in states where Democrats control the legislatures. (March 6, 2015)

New Look at Suspension Data Pinpoints Disparities

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Math, Science Gender Gaps Wider Among High Achievers, Analysis Shows

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Review Finds Most Math Curricula Out of Sync With Common Core

(March 4, 2015)

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Finance Chief Builds Strong Case for K-12 Investment

In Ossining, N.Y., Assistant Superintendent for Business Alita McCoy Zuber pairs her powers of persuasion with cost-conscious budgeting to help plan the financial future of a growing school district. (March 6, 2015)

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Opinion

Teacher Tenure: An Innocent Victim of Vergara

School administrators, not teacher-tenure laws, are responsible for "ineffective" educators, writes former teacher and principal David Finley. (March 4, 2015)

'Annie' Movie Remake Is Accurate, Sadly

The portrayal of a retooled Annie as poor, black, and illiterate is a realistic portrayal, writes Lydia Carlis. ​ (March 2, 2015)

Connecting Children to World Issues Through Wellness

Guest blogger Daniel Hatcher discusses several resources designed to help children align world issues with wellness activities. (March 5, 2015)

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Digital Directions

Feds Unveil 'Terms of Service' for Data Privacy

Federal officials have issued guidance to help districts review the merits of the "terms of service" on privacy issues offered by educational technology vendors. (February 27, 2015)

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Teachers Favor Students With Similar Personalities

A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own. (February 27, 2015)

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

School and library officials applauded the FCC's action, because they believe it prevents their institutions from being relegated to a "slow lane" of Internet service. (February 26, 2015)

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