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October 21, 2014 - Education Week
 Superintendent John Deasy resigned last week from the Los Angeles Unified School District, bringing an end to an at-times tumultuous run as the chief of the nation's second-largest district.

October 14, 2014 - Education Week
 Collinswood Language Academy's experiences with two-way language learning illustrate why North Carolina state education officials are sold on the idea.

September 30, 2014 - Education Week
 Latino children continue to trail their non-Latino peers on many measures of academic success, but a new study from the Child Trends Hispanic Institute shows they are gaining ground.

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