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Elite Math Competitions Struggle to Diversify Their Talent Pool

A mix of social and cultural forces keeps many African-American, Latino, and low-income students off the track toward international math recognition. (May 20, 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. (May 20, 2016)

How to Judge the Success of K-12 Education Policy

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Heisman Trophy Winner: Phys. Ed. Saved My Life

We must seize the moment to provide more funding and support for vital physical education resources, writes former NFL player Herschel Walker. (May 19, 2016)

ESSA's Success Requires Stakeholder Engagement

With the details for the law's implementation still unfolding, it’s a key time to seek stakeholder input, say Martin J. Blank and Kent McGuire. (May 17, 2016)

Utah Program Taps Technology to Close Kindergarten-Readiness Gap

A Utah state program called UPSTART is having a long-term impact on disadvantaged preschoolers, writes Matthew Lynch. (May 23, 2016)

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Amid Muslim Student Influx, Schools Temper Tensions

In St. Cloud, Minn., a recent influx of Somali immigrants has sparked a strong reaction from some residents. What's it like to be a Muslim student in this community? How is the school district working to promote tolerance? Read more.

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One-to-One Laptop Initiatives Boost Student Scores, Researchers Find

A meta-analysis of 15 years' worth of research found 1-to-1 laptop programs had a positive impact on students' English, math, and science scores. (May 11, 2016)

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N.J. English Teacher Crushes 'Jeopardy!' Teachers Tournament

Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade teacher from Somerset, N.J., beat out his fellow finalists to become the tournament champion, taking home the $100,000 prize. (May 13, 2016)

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New ‘Map’ Connects Ed-Tech Developers, Schools With Academic Research

An interactive, online platform from Digital Promise gives K-12 companies a way to filter and search for academic research relevant to their products. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 11, 2016)

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