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  Inside ESSA, the New Federal K-12 Law: Even Under ESSA, You Need a Plan for High Opt-Out Rates
  Inside ESSA, the New Federal K-12 Law: Alexander: Federal Role Will Be 'Very Different' Under ESSA
  Inside ESSA, the New Federal K-12 Law: ESSA Spotlights Strategy to Reach Diverse Learners
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  Inside ESSA, the New Federal K-12 Law: Congress Weighs Federal Footprint as ESSA Rolls Out
  Inside ESSA, the New Federal K-12 Law: ESSA Rulemaking: A Guide to Negotiations
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The Obama administration's guidance to schools on the rights of transgender students has provoked protests, lawsuits, and uncertainty among educators. (May 27, 2016)

Education Department Releases ESSA Accountability Rules

Proposed rules released Thursday by the Education Department include state accountability plans and what school report cards have to include under the Every Student Succeeds Act. (May 25, 2016)

States Eye Data Dashboard for Nuanced Accountability

(May 25, 2016)

Interdistrict Enrollment Is Appealing But Tricky

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Graduation Is Often an Elusive Goal for Stalled ELLs

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  • Seventh grader Porter Schembri helps build raised garden beds at the Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School. —Barry Gutierrez for Education Week
  • Michael Bloise, 15, takes notes during a Citizenship and Interdependency class at the Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School. —Barry Gutierrez for Education Week
  • In the kitchen at Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School, 8th graders Melody Elizoclde, Nateya Chavez, and Lily Kleinfeld-Hamilton, from left to right, help prepare lunch for the entire school. —Barry Gutierrez for Education Week

In Charter School Era, Montessori Model Flourishes

Public Montessori schools are springing up around the country as new research raises questions about how the model will fit with states' and districts' test-focused accountability systems. (May 26, 2016)

Reassessing Teacher Evaluation

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Why 10th Grade Should Be the New Senior Year

Allowing students to graduate after their sophomore year and providing two years of alternative options could curb dropout rates, proposes Blair E. Lybbert. (May 25, 2016)

The K-12 Funding Crisis

States must invest in better school funding systems to improve student outcomes, say law professors Charles J. Ogletree Jr. and Kimberly Jenkins Robinson. (May 24, 2016)

'There's an App for That': Philanthropy's Billion Dollar Bets

Are apps the best solution for philanthropists to pursue in early-childhood education? asks University of Michigan's Megan Tompkins-Stange. (May 25, 2016)

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A Day in the Life of a Multilingual High School

At Pennsylvania's Upper Darby High School in suburban Philadelphia, more than 15 languages are spoken in a student body of nearly 4,000. To help support such a diverse array of English-language learners, the school created a peer tutoring program. Read more.

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Digital Directions

Screen Reading Worse for Grasping Big Picture, Researchers Find

Can it really make a difference whether a class assignment is on a screen or printed out? Yes, according to new research. (May 17, 2016)

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English Teacher Disciplined for Providing Classic Novel to Students

A New York teacher who ordered his students copies of Frankenstein in protest of curriculum changes that focus more on nonfiction reading has been removed from his classes and could lose his job. (May 23, 2016)

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Big Jump in Use of Games, Videos in K-12 Schools, Survey Finds

Forty-seven percent of K-12 teachers report using game-based learning environments in their classes. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 18, 2016)

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