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In order to prepare students to be productive, forward-thinking individuals, districts must offer a range of accessible, high-quality, innovative schooling options, writes Heather Zavadsky.
April 18, 2014 - Education Week
Giving students the educational challenges they are "ready and hungry" for is important, regardless of whether they have been designated as "gifted," five experts in the field write.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
New science standards should roll out over time, not launch in all grades at once, Kim Kastens and Abigail Jurist Levy write.
April 14, 2014 - Education Week
School choice provides an immediate and positive academic solution for students, unlike the hostile fight around the common core, writes Kevin P. Chavous.
April 11, 2014 - Education Week
The leaders of AACTE, AASA, NAESP, and NASSP write in support of performance assessments for prospective teachers.
April 10, 2014 - Education Week
Using student data that is protected and centered on personalizing learning is the key to true education transformation, writes Michael King.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
William J. Sims suggests shifting 1 percent of the federal defense budget and applying it to teacher training and quality.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
Before student assessments are used to judge teacher quality, it's critical to assess whether the tests are well-designed for the task, a group of psychometricians writes.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
Students' inability to navigate books with ease is a painful example of the book's declining role in society, writes Christopher L. Doyle.
March 31, 2014 - Education Week
If the common-core standards are to succeed, the deeper learning and thinking they promote must be adopted by teachers, as well as students, writes David Ruenzel.
March 25, 2014 - Education Week

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