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Commenters Clash Over ESSA Rules

As the U.S. Department of Education prepares to craft regulations putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect, advocates and policymakers offer differing visions for the path forward. (February 8, 2016)

Leadership Positions Increasing, But Not Deployment Strategies

A new survey of districts and charter groups shows expansion of school-based leader roles, but not enough responsibility to go with them. (February 8, 2016)

Technology in Education: An Overview

(February 5, 2016)

Obama Budget to Seek New Money to Help Schools Integrate, Sources Say

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Financial Crisis in Chicago's Schools Deepens Discord

(February 5, 2016)

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  • Crates of bottled water intended for drinking, cooking, and bathing are distributed to residents of Flint, Mich., in late January. —Jake May/The Flint via AP
  • Water from Michigan’s Flint River flows through the Hamilton Dam near downtown Flint. In April 2014, the city switched its water source to the river from a supply treated in Detroit as a cost-saving measure.  Residents soon complained about the water’s color, taste, and smell.  —Paul Sancya/AP-File

Flint Educator: Our Water Crisis Is a Crisis of Trust

A Flint, Mich., teacher weighs in on how the city's water crisis has damaged more than students' health. (February 8, 2016)

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Network Aims to Drive More Students to Teaching

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What Are Students Learning on the Football Field?

It's not just concussion awareness that has altered how high schools approach team sports, writes educator John Gerdy. (February 5, 2016)

We Must Rethink Online Learning

A "sobering" study of virtual charters leads to funding reforms, write Marc Sternberg and Marc Holley of the Walton Family Foundation. (February 3, 2016)

Did a War on Teachers Lead to New Shortages?

How true is the claim that there have been massive teacher shortages after the Great Recession? Two professors consider. (February 8, 2016)

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At 25, TFA Bridges Generations of Teachers

Teacher Wanda Troutman joined Teach For America's original 1990 corps. Alejandro Diasgranados entered teaching through TFA last year. We asked them to discuss their experiences with each other. View the report.

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'Growth Mindset' Touted by Companies, Ed. Groups in National Campaign

Amazon Education and TenMarks, another business division of the online retailer, have helped launch a website and promotional effort to encourage teachers, students, and parents to change student attitudes about math. (February 2, 2016)

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Now in Super Bowl 50, a Denver Broncos Player Remembers His Teacher's Doubts

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and late-night host Seth Meyers reflected this week on career advice from former teachers. (February 6, 2016)

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Virtual Reality: Poised to Bring Big Changes to Education?

Education is the field most likely to be changed by virtual and augmented reality technology, according to a survey. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (February 3, 2016)

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