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April 21, 2015 - Education Week
 A GAO study suggests the U.S. Department of Education should give states more support in implementing any future competitive-grant programs.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
 A significant percentage of Mexican-American children who matched their white counterparts in cognitive growth at 9 months old had fallen behind by the time they reached age 2, according to a study.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
 College-educated workers in America now make 80 percent more on average than workers without a college degree, a study shows.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
 While parent-child reading sessions are at the core of innumerable city and state literacy programs, a report finds common approaches show mixed results.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
 Using online editing sessions does not affect student scores on standardized writing and reading exams, according to a forthcoming study.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Contrary to popular belief, primary reading texts have not been "dumbed down" in recent years, a new analysis finds.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Federal officials are hinting that public schools in New York state with high opt-out rates during last week's standardized tests could face financial penalties.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Former Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett is contributing to a former top aide's efforts to start an Indianapolis charter school.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  The FBI is reportedly investigating a $20.5 million no-bid contract that the Chicago school district awarded to a company that trains principals and once employed the district's CEO, Barbara Byrd-Bennett, local news media say.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  The Los Angeles school board last week approved the creation of an all-girls school focused on science, technology, engineering, and math in an attempt to narrow the gap between boys and girls in those subjects.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Officials with PARCC say they are working on ways to shorten their exams.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
  The Los Angeles Unified School District announced last week that it will stop buying Apple iPads that come loaded with Pearson digital courses.
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