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A new report lists tools to better address students' behavioral and emotional needs and steer schools toward fair discipline, says Kavitha Mediratta of the Atlantic Philanthropies.
July 24, 2014 - Education Week
States that adopt the Next Generation Science Standards must declare a moratorium on high-stakes science testing, Arthur Camins writes.
July 22, 2014 - Education Week
K-12 policymakers could learn from the pre-K field, where educators serve families as well as children and many states offer incentives for teacher preparation, says Joan Wasser Gish.
July 18, 2014 - Education Week
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent $120 million gift to San Francisco Bay Area public schools is no panacea—just ask Newark, writes Frederick M. Hess.
July 16, 2014 - Education Week
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 from 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

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