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Following the repeal of the standards, Oklahoma teacher Valeria Hughes wonders what's ahead for her state and her classroom.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
In spite of being wary of excessive standardization, Dave Powell questions why elected officials are rejecting the common core.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
Schools get better, more useful information from performance assessments and collaboration than standardized exams, Greg Jouriles says.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
States have failed to use federal leeway to update their accountability systems in meaningful ways, write Morgan Polikoff, Andrew McEachin, Stephani Wrabel, and Matthew Dugue.
July 7, 2014 - Education Week
On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964's signing, Robert Hutchings of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas reflects on the law's impact on education.
July 2, 2014 - Education Week
Communities should pull together organizations and resources to provide high-quality birth-to-age-5 learning programs, Vicky Schippers writes.
July 1, 2014 - Education Week
Donald E. Heller, the dean of the college of education at Michigan State University in East Lansing, explains why he reluctantly supported his daughter’s decision to drop out of high school.
June 27, 2014 - Education Week
NAEP data reveal the need to better prepare American high school students for college, National Assessment Governing Board Chairman David Driscoll says.
June 24, 2014 - Education Week
Because of their extraordinary access to children and teens, teachers should be trained to pick up signs of mental illness in students, Thomas J. Cottle and Jennifer Greif Green write.
June 20, 2014 - Education Week
First lady Michelle Obama writes about her Reach Higher campaign to inspire students, educators, and communities to focus on making college a reality for all young people.
June 10, 2014 - Education Week

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