Common Core Seen Falling Short in High School Math

Even some of the most ardent supporters of the standards say the ones developed for the upper grades have weaknesses and should be revisited. (March 2, 2015)

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Abuse Reporting

The case before the high court asks whether teachers' duty to report suspected child abuse makes them adjuncts of law enforcement when it comes to prosecution. (February 27, 2015)

New Report Details State Testing Opt-Out Laws, Policies

(February 27, 2015)

House Leaders Officially Postpone Vote on NCLB Rewrite

(February 27, 2015)

FCC Votes 3-2 to Protect Net Neutrality, Prevent 'Fast Lanes'

(February 26, 2015)

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Educator Leads Campaign to Transform Lives of Black Boys

In Oakland, Calif., Christopher Chatmon marshals district and community resources to support the academic and social-emotional success of African-American males. (March 2, 2015)

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'Annie' Movie Remake Is Accurate, Sadly

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Social-Emotional Learning Pays Off

Schools can no longer overlook the benefits associated with social and emotional learning, write Timothy Shriver and John Bridgeland. (February 27, 2015)

A Coach With the Heart of an English Teacher

UCLA basketball coach John Wooden understood that a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching students does not work, writes David Perrin. (February 25, 2015)

The Limits of Testing and The Future of Accountability

Jack Schneider and former Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville continue their discussion about standardized testing in public schools. (February 26, 2015)

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Digital Directions

Schools Weigh Access to Students' Social-Media Passwords

State lawmakers and school district officials are again wrestling with questions about schools' authority to access and monitor students' social-media accounts. (February 17, 2015)

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Transforming Teachers' Roles

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Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2015

The magazine chose the College Board, Google, Edcamp, Summit Public Schools, Democrats for Education Reform, and Teachers Pay Teachers among its top 10 "most innovative." (February 13, 2015)

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