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  • Rafranz Davis, the Lufkin Independent School District’s executive director of professional and digital learning, takes a look at the way Dunbar Primary School students Alana Booker, left, 8, and Kyla Flemon, 8, interact with the computer. —Marie D. De Jesus for Education Week
  • Rafranz Davis, the executive director of professional and digital learning for the Lufkin Independent School District in Texas, joins Dunbar Primary School students Aden Ligon, left, and Justice Trevino, while they learn coding skills and practice math. —Marie D. De Jesus for Education Week

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School boards spend too much time on routine and not enough on issues that could have an impact on student achievement, writes Cathy Mincberg. (June 24, 2016)

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America's school reformers would do well to heed a few education-applicable cautions from the Brexit vote, writes Rick Hess. (June 29, 2016)

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L.A. Schools Embrace New Student Technology Standards

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