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Though they usually have years to overhaul academic standards, states backing out of the common core will have to craft new ones under a tight time frame.
July 9, 2014 – Education Week
By backing research and speaking out on the topic, the technology giant is encouraging school officials across the country to demand strong student-data privacy.
July 9, 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 11, 2014 – Education Week
Five education thought leaders offer their priorities for encouraging college access for all students.
June 11, 2014 – Education Week
California school districts would see their share of teacher-pension costs more than double to nearly 20 percent under a proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown.
June 11, 2014 – Education Week
Such conversions are rare, but a number of schools have made the switch in recent years. A study this spring found enrollment grew dramatically following the change.
June 11, 2014 – Education Week
For a few districts, the school nutrition rules set to take effect July 1 are just too tough to swallow.
June 11, 2014 – Education Week
Making kindergarten intellectually stimulating does not preclude making it fun and play-based as well, write Daphna Bassok, Amy Claessens, and Mimi Engel.
June 4, 2014 – Education Week
The death of a student who got sick at a school with no full-time nurse on duty has renewed a nationwide debate over the need for school nurses—even amid budget cuts.
June 4, 2014 – Education Week
The national teachers' union is imploring local affiliates to better engage current and potential members, and has launched a Center for Organizing to provide tools and training.
June 4, 2014 – Education Week

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