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September 20, 2017 – Education Week
 California's fourth-largest school district last week unveiled its Dream Resource Center to support undocumented immigrants.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
 About 400 teachers in Vermont's largest city went on strike last week, two weeks after the school district imposed contract terms and a day after a bargaining session failed to reach an agreement.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
 A small and shrinking school district near Los Angeles has come up with a novel way to stem its enrollment loss: Set up a virtual school and enroll students from faraway Roman Catholic schools.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
 New York's board of regents last week approved changes to its teacher-certification process, including lowering the passing score on its licensure exam. It is one of more than a dozen states that uses the Teacher Performance Assessment, or edTPA, as its licensure test. For the edTPA, candidates submit video...
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
 About 74 percent of public school teachers in New Mexico are rated as effective or better when it comes to their success in the classroom.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  The Nebraska board of education has approved new science standards that will include teaching about climate change for the first time.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  Los Angeles County's district attorney last week charged the city's school board president with conspiracy, perjury, and offering false or forged testimony, in connection with his 2015 school board race.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  A 9-year-old Michigan girl with a terminal illness and her family are embroiled in a dispute with the Whitehall school district because officials want to send the child some 14.6 miles away to a facility for children with special needs.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  A box accompanying a Sept. 6, 2017, Education Week article about Nevada's Achievement School District incorrectly described the state's intervention process for low-performing schools.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  The Migration Policy Institute's National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy has put together a framework to evaluate states' Every Student Succeeds Act plans to determine if they meet the law's requirements for English-language-learner students.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  States are slowly beginning to require civics education to meet the standards required of incoming immigrants, finds a new report by the Education Commission of the States.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  Students' social, emotional, and academic development are "deeply intertwined," and all are central to learning, according to a new consensus report by a 28-member scientific panel organized by the Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development.
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