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April 27, 2016 - Education Week
 
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Two newspaper series that focused on race and education last week won Pulitzer Prizes, the most prestigious award in print journalism.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 The chancellor of the District of Columbia's public schools asked a food-service contractor for a $100,000 contribution to a Kennedy Center gala honoring teachers, weeks after the company was accused in a whistleblower lawsuit of cheating the city out of millions of dollars, according to emails obtained by the Associated Press.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 To resolve complaints being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education, the Oklahoma City district has agreed to take steps to reduce disproportionately high discipline rates for black students, the federal agency's office for civil rights announced last week.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  A majority of teachers say current evaluation systems have harmed their relationships with parents, students, administrators, and other teachers, according to a survey by a public schools advocacy group.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  The Douglas County, Colo. school district is planning to arm its security staff with semiautomatic rifles to serve as a defense in the event of a school shooting or other violent attack.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  The College Board lashed out last week at its rival, ACT Inc., saying its plan to add live teaching to its online test-prep service is more about money than public service, and accusing ACT of trying to "replace" classroom teachers with long-distance instruction.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  New leaders of New York's board of regents' last week launched an inquiry into the validity of the state testing system and its links to teacher evaluations, citing the need to rebuild public trust following a second annual round of massive exam boycotts across the state.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  New bonus payments aimed at attracting and keeping good teachers in Florida have gone disproportionately to those who work with students from affluent families, an analysis by a Florida newspaper has found.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  In a unanimous decision, the North Carolina Supreme Court held that state lawmakers had violated the constitutional rights of veteran teachers when they retroactively stripped them of their tenure protections.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Detroit's hard-pressed school system has found elevated levels of lead and copper in nearly a third of its elementary schools.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 
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