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July 7, 2015 - Education Week
 The College Board has offered to waive the fee for nearly half a million students affected by a printing error in the SAT administered June 6 if they want to retake the exam in October.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
 Students who graduate from rural Indiana high schools are more likely to attend a two-year or nonselective postsecondary school than their nonrural peers, and to choose a college that is "undermatched" with their presumed eligibility level, according to a new report.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
 A new report suggests that some improvements in the percentages of students dropping out of the nation's schools have slowed in recent years.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
 Children enter kindergarten with academic and "soft skills" gaps that can be linked directly to their socioeconomic status, says an economic policy group.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
 A new report seeks to distill reams of research and insights from practitioners to help identify the cognitive and noncognitive traits students need to succeed in life.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
  The 2008 economic downturn may have made paying for college more difficult, but the students who started high school in the teeth of the downturn are still pushing into higher education, according to new federal data.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
  Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District last week alleging that millions of dollars intended to help low-income, foster-care, and English-learner students were diverted to special education services.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
  Mike Miles has resigned as the superintendent of the Dallas schools, ending a tenure marked by near-constant clashes with his school board and community members.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
  After two decades under state control, the Newark district in New Jersey will return to local governance by the end of the 2015-16 school year.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
  A newly released code of ethics for teachers could help provide some clarity across the mishmash of state rules.
July 6, 2015 - Education Week
  An appeals court decision will allow federal rules that supporters say protect a free and open Internet to go forward—over the objections of telecommunications providers.
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