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School choice proponents and backers of traditional public schools are talking past each other, writes Robert Maranto.
May 19, 2017 – Education Week
Head Start has helped prepare more than 33 million children for kindergarten, so why is there talk of defunding the bipartisan-supported program? asks Mark K. Shriver.
May 18, 2017 – Education Week
Dressing up school choice in the language of civil rights doesn't make it any more just, argues Dave Powell.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
A federal budget that guts Title II funding for teacher professional development is a bad idea, argues former school superintendent Deborah S. Delisle.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Four recommendations could encourage college STEM majors to pursue classroom teaching and help fill the void, say three researchers.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Districtwide school discipline reforms can disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Superintendents Robert Runcie and Antwan Wilson would know.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Abstinence-only "garbage" fails to prepare kids for positive sexual encounters and relationships, says Peggy Orenstein in a Commentary Q&A.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Despite rancorous partisanship, early-childhood education and other pre-K-12 priorities could bridge the political divide, writes David Jacobson.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
To close the achievement gap for low-income black students, we need a more diverse teaching force, writes Rafiq R. Kalam Id-Din II.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
In preparing students for productive public discourse, educators must confront their own biases, writes Richard Weissbourd.
May 2, 2017 – Education Week

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