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  Inside ESSA, the New Federal K-12 Law: Congress Weighs Federal Footprint as ESSA Rolls Out
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ESSA Paves Way for Deeper Access to K-12 Data

Increased transparency is a key part of the new Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced No Child Left Behind, boosting the information-reporting requirements for states and districts. (May 6, 2016)

Volunteer Group Restores Art Lessons in Schools

Art in Action trains parents in 19 states to teach art in schools that have cut the subject from the curriculum. (May 5, 2016)

Emotions Help Steer Students' Learning

(May 4, 2016)

Schools See Less Crime, Fewer Students Feel Unsafe, Data Show

(May 4, 2016)

Transgender Students: Feds Say N.C. Law Violates Title IX; Families Sue in Illinois

(May 4, 2016)

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Bill Would Return Oversight of Charters to New Orleans

Louisiana lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have approved a bill transferring oversight of New Orleans charter schools from the state to the local school board. (May 6, 2016)

The Student Cellphone Addiction Is No Joke

(May 6, 2016)

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K-12 Policy Solutions Must Involve Practitioners

To maximize education outcomes for students, policymakers must include practitioners in crafting policy, writes Yasmina Vinci of the National Head Start Association. (May 5, 2016)

Three Strategies to Improve Teacher Evaluation

As the Every Student Succeeds Act returns autonomy over teacher evaluation to states, Ross Wiener shares insights from state leaders on how to strengthen the process. (May 2, 2016)

NAEP Results: Gaps in Opportunities to Learn?

The "disturbing" dip in 12th grade NAEP scores for low-performing students paints a picture of unequal opportunities, writes Robert Rothman. (May 3, 2016)

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A Medley of Culture and Academics in New Orleans

Honoring New Orleans’ cultural heritage and traditions matters as much as academics in creating successful schools. (This video is part of an award-winning package on post-Katrina schools.) Read more.

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Digital Directions

Amid Internet Addiction Fears, 'Balanced' Tech Diet for Teens Recommended

Almost 60 percent of parents feel their teens are addicted to their mobile devices, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media. (May 3, 2016)

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How to End the School Year Right

Justin Minkel offers a countdown checklist to help teachers manage and make the most of end of the school year. (May 3, 2016)

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AFT Rejected in Attempt to Force Pearson ‘Business Strategy Review’

Pearson announces lower revenues, but its shareholders rejected a challenge by a union affiliate that questioned the company's business strategy. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 29, 2016)

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