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An expansive new law in Florida allowing students to more easily cross district lines to go to school spotlights the opportunities and challenges in open enrollment. (May 23, 2016)

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Elite Math Competitions Struggle to Diversify Talent

A mix of social and cultural forces keeps many African-American, Latino, and low-income students off the track toward international math recognition. (May 20, 2016)

The K-12 Funding Crisis

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How to Judge the Success of K-12 Education Policy

When considering the progress of current education improvement efforts, policymakers must bear one scientific principal in mind, warns Arthur H. Camins. (May 23, 2016)

Heisman Trophy Winner: Phys. Ed. Saved My Life

We must seize the moment to provide more funding and support for vital physical education resources, writes former NFL player Herschel Walker. (May 19, 2016)

Utah Program Taps Technology to Close Kindergarten-Readiness Gap

A Utah state program called UPSTART is having a long-term impact on disadvantaged preschoolers, writes Matthew Lynch. (May 23, 2016)

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A Day in the Life of a Multilingual High School

At Pennsylvania's Upper Darby High School in suburban Philadelphia, more than 15 languages are spoken in a student body of nearly 4,000. To help support such a diverse array of English-language learners, the school created a peer tutoring program. Read more.

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Screen Reading Worse for Grasping Big Picture, Researchers Find

Can it really make a difference whether a class assignment is on a screen or printed out? Yes, according to new research. (May 17, 2016)

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English Teacher Disciplined for Providing Classic Novel to Students

A New York teacher who ordered his students copies of Frankenstein in protest of curricula changes that focus more on non-fiction reading has been removed from his classes and could lose his job. (May 23, 2016)

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Forty-seven percent of K-12 teachers report using game-based learning environments in their classes. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 18, 2016)

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