Doctors Enlisted to Deliver Early-Literacy Message

Pediatricians join the Too Small to Fail campaign's push to encourage parents to talk, read, and sing to their infants and toddlers as a key precursor to literacy. (January 29, 2015)

Study: Credit Hours Are Still Useful Measures for Schools

In an era of "competency-based education," the Carnegie unit remains a "guarantee" that all students are getting a minimum level of learning time, says a new report. (January 29, 2015)

Draft of President Obama's Student-Data-Privacy Bill Raises Questions

(January 29, 2015)

Differentiated Instruction: A Primer

(January 28, 2015)

Parents Confront Obstacles as School Choice Expands

(January 28, 2015)

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Chicago's Closures Drove Most to Better-Rated Schools

A new study also finds that nearly one-third of students who didn't choose one of the district's "welcoming schools" opted for lower-performing schools than the ones they left behind. (January 29, 2015)

School Districts' Per-Pupil Spending Declines for Second Straight Year

(January 29, 2015)

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Differentiation Does, in Fact, Work

One of the leading proponents of differentiated instruction, Carol Ann Tomlinson, writes a spirited defense of the teaching practice. (January 28, 2016)

Charters Need Policy and Community Support

Good laws are important, but they aren't the only key to successful charter schools, Nina Rees and Todd Ziebarth say. (January 26, 2016)

The Other 'Super Bowl'

Superintendents who serve in large urban districts face big challenges, writes Walt Gardner. (January 28, 2015)

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What Good Technology Use Looks Like in the Early Years

Educational technology in classrooms for young children is here to stay. The challenge is using it in the right ways. See how one Pennsylvania school is putting the experts’ advice into action. (January 7, 2015)

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Gallup: Majority of Teachers 'Not Engaged' With Their Jobs

A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year. (January 20, 2015)

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Google Signs Pledge on Student-Data Privacy

Google, a company that has been criticized for its privacy policies, has signed a pledge to protect students' online information endorsed by President Obama. (January 20, 2015)

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