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June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 Nationwide, the economic impact of 10th grade suspensions tops $35 billion, finds a new study by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies and the University of California, Los Angeles.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 The relationships preschoolers form with their teachers can predict their school performance in early-elementary school, concludes a new study.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 The right combination of career and academic skills can pay off for high school graduates who don't go to college, producing higher wages and a better chance of working full time than their peers who earn associate degrees or leave college without earning a degree, a new study says.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 After years of "college for all" initiatives, most U.S. high school graduates have absorbed the message and are moving on to postsecondary study—but significant gaps remain in their paths, finds new federal data.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Computer science classes, as they're currently operating in the nation's schools, are insufficient to meet the nation's growing demand for jobs in that field, according to a new report.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Young New Orleans public school students have become less likely to change schools than other Louisiana students in the years since Hurricane Katrina, suggesting the district's education changes have reduced mobility, finds a new report.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  By age 5, children who had attended formal preschool centers showed higher reading and mathematics skills in kindergarten than those who had been in home or informal care, according to a study in Child Development.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Detroit's debt-ridden school district would receive a $617 million state bailout under a compromise restructuring plan that appears poised for final legislative votes and the governor's signature after winning narrow approval in the House.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  State lawmakers have made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents, saying district leaders personally attacked state officials while they were seeking votes for a school funding initiative last year.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Chicago's schools won't open in the fall if the district doesn't get additional state funding, CEO Forrest Claypool said last week.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  The Portland, Ore., public schools failed to disclose that the drinking water at dozens of schools had elevated lead levels, the Williamette Week newspaper reports.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
 
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
 

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