High Court Expands Scope of Special Education Rights

The justices ruled Wednesday that schools must do more than provide a "merely more than de minimis" education program to a student with a disability. (March 22, 2017)

Betsy DeVos' Challenge: Tuning Her Message

After a rough start on the communications front, Betsy DeVos faces a steep climb to get her points across to the public while settling into her policy role. (March 22, 2017)

Watch John King Talk Vouchers, Trump Budget in Facebook Live Interview

(March 22, 2017)

What Ed. Programs Could Still Be Vulnerable in Trump's Budget?

(March 20, 2017)

Gorsuch Offers Guarded Views on Special Ed. Proceedings, Religious Expression

(March 21, 2017)

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Research Review: Which Blended-Learning Software Actually Works?

The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction. (March 16, 2017)

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Should You Have to Pass a Literacy Test to Become a Teacher?

New York is expected to scrap the literacy exam requirement for prospective teachers, partly because of the large numbers of nonwhite candidates who are failing the test. (March 13, 2017)

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Market for PCs in the U.S. Is Growing, But Global Sales Take a Hit

The international market for PCs in K-12 education has fallen off over the past year, in part because of governments scaling back on big ed-tech projects. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 15, 2017)

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