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December 9, 2014 - Education Week
 A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality dissects salary schedules from across the nation's biggest school districts to find where and how teachers can maximize their salaries.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
 About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
 A story in the Dec. 3, 2014, edition of Education Week about school districts' pressuring publishers to improve the delivery of digital content misspelled Stephen Midgley's name.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
 American young adults are better educated than older generations were at the same age, but they are significantly more likely to live in poverty than young adults in 1980, according to a new data analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
 Adding teachers' and students' perspectives to classic principal-evaluation tools like supervisor observations can give a significantly more accurate picture of a school leader's effectiveness, found a new study by the Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
  Since the vast majority of college students don't finish a degree in four years, radical changes are needed in the way higher education pathways are structured, according to a report released last week by the nonprofit Complete College America.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
  Parents in different cities face different hurdles to finding and choosing a school, according to the second in a series of reports from the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
  While dropping out of high school is often seen as a long, slow process of disengagement, a significant portion of students who drop out face sudden events that lead to them leaving school, such as injury or the death of a parent, according to a new report in the journal Review of Education Research.
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December 9, 2014 - Education Week
  Minnesota's high school sports association last week passed a controversial set of guidelines for transgender student-athletes.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
  A teacher in the Phoenix area has announced that he is forming a political action committee in order to recall Diane Douglas, the Republican state superintendent-elect who doesn't take office until next month.
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