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A new report highlighting teacher-candidates' college grades underscores the need for more challenging teacher-prep class assignments, the NCTQ's Kate Walsh writes.
November 13, 2014 - Education Week
An accurate and fair grading system empowers teachers and students while also building trust, writes Joe Feldman.
November 11, 2014 - Education Week
Directing philanthropic support toward supporting black girls is one way to lift this neglected group of students, Fatima Goss Graves says.
November 11, 2014 - Education Week
The needs of schools in rural communities are often ignored in the national education conversation, writes April Bo Wang.
November 10, 2014 - Education Week
AFT President Randi Weingarten counters Peter Cunningham's "open letter" to her that recently appeared in Education Week.
November 6, 2014 - Education Week
Accurate data are crucial for determining whether teacher-candidates are prepared for the classroom, write Mary Brabeck and Frank C. Worrell.
November 4, 2014 - Education Week
Teachers can take cues from brain research to boost student learning, writes Benedict Carey of The New York Times.
November 4, 2014 - Education Week
Beyond Ebola, U.S. schools can take precautions to promote good health, says public-health official Dr. Georges Benjamin.
November 3, 2014 - Education Week
In her recent public criticism of former L.A. schools chief John Deasy, the president of the American Federation of Teachers does not encourage civil dialogue, writes Peter Cunningham.
October 31, 2014 - Education Week
Standards should emphasize the deeper reasoning implicit in geography education, not just learning place names, Phil Gersmehl writes.
October 28, 2014 - Education Week

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