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February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 Gina Burkhardt, the former executive vice president and director of education programs at the American Institutes for Research, is the new president and CEO of Jobs for the Future, a nonprofit organization that works to ensure that all young people have the skills to succeed.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 More girls are taking high school courses in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but their science and mathematics test results still lag behind those of boys, according to a new analysis.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 The debate over the new Advanced Placement U.S. History framework is rolling through the states.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 Lower-income students are much more likely to drop out of school in 9th grade than those of middle- or high-income families, according to an analysis by the National Center for Education Statistics.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 Embedding performance assessments into curriculum could provide less intrusive accountability measures for schools, according to a report.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  A report by the Center for American Progress outlines the differing features of 10 districts that have restructured their entire teacher-compensation systems.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  Schools with a large enough special education population to require reporting on that subgroup's performance were more likely than those with smaller special education populations to move students from self-contained to general education classrooms.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  Washington health officials say that more than 300 schools in the state have failed to report immunization-exemption rates as required by law.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  Only about half the nation's rural school districts have students enrolled in college-level Advanced Placement courses, and those students have lower AP success rates than their nonrural peers, according to a report.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  Eight California lawmakers last week urged the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco to withdraw the "morality clauses."
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  A school district north of Houston says the graduation eligibility of nearly 600 students has been jeopardized by a series of errors committed by administrators.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  A school in central Illinois is taking a new approach to the dreaded parent-teacher conference.
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