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Without federal government pressure, states and school districts will do little to address inequity, writes former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
July 30, 2015 - Education Week
It's tough for educators to withhold judgment of a student's response, but Thomas Newkirk argues that it could help deepen student understanding.
July 28, 2015 - Education Week
Individualized instruction can give students with poor vocabulary skills the learning experiences they need to bridge the gap, writes neuropsychologist Steven L. Miller.
July 23, 2015 - Education Week
Subtitles for video and radio present a valuable tool for burnishing students' reading skills, writes Monica Brady-Myerov.
July 21, 2015 - Education Week
The civil disobedience displayed by an activist in removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Capitol last month should serve as a "battle call" for educators, writes professor Jon N. Hale.
July 16, 2015 - Education Week
An all-English approach to English-language learning is a "setback for all of us," writes Stanford professor Claude Goldenberg.
July 14, 2015 - Education Week
Efforts to close the achievement gap ignore many advantages of privilege, writes former Massachusetts secretary of education Paul Reville.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
Schools in Rochester, N.Y., demonstrate winning strategies for extending learning time, write the superintendent and a city leader.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
The culprit in U.S. schools is high-stakes testing, not educators who made bad decisions, writes Arthur Richard Greenberg.
July 2, 2015 - Education Week
As medical advancements improve the life expectancy for children with life-threatening illnesses, the education programs available to these students are not keeping up, writes Meghaan Ferreira.
June 26, 2015 - Education Week

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