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Arthur Levine shares lessons learned in the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's efforts to attract and prepare high-ability teacher-candidates for work in struggling schools.
August 1, 2014 - Education Week
Rather than stall progress, the NEA and the AFT should help schools transition from relics of the past to institutions of the future, writes Leslie C. Francis.
July 30, 2014 - Education Week
U.S. Reps. Steny H. Hoyer, a Democrat, and Aaron Schock, a Republican, introduced a bill last week that would create a competitive-grant program to expand such schools.
July 28, 2014 - Education Week
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

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