October 10, 2012
An Oakland, Calif., program tries to encourage more nonwhites to enter teaching—and stay in it.
Many Roman Catholic, Lutheran, and other private schools have adopted at least portions of the standards, in part for practical reasons.
Students may say a teacher's lesson is boring, a researcher says, when frustration is really what they feel.
The California school that parents want to turn into a charter now has two organizations seeking to make the change.
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Prodded by federal officials, the district is addressing its disproportionate suspension rates for black students.
New guidelines advise states on the language skills English-learners will need to handle the tougher academic content.
Some schools embrace the emerging approach, which emphasizes that students who fully use their bodies to learn are more engaged.
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Marjorie Scardino, the chief executive officer of the giant education company since 1997, will be succeeded by John Fallon on Jan. 1.
Voters in four states will pick chief state school leaders in next month's elections.
If elected, the GOP candidate could face hurdles upholding that promise while also reining in a mounting federal deficit.
Even as fiscal matters bid for attention, federal lawmakers will have renewal of the ESEA and other laws on their plate.
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David Bamat reflects on the unspoken expectations that schools set for students and their consequences.
There are reasons for the public to question school performance, but public opinion seems out of sync with good news on education, Malbert Smith III, Jason Turner, and Steve Lattanzio write.
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Children need a serious commitment from schools and policymakers to support early-learning efforts, Barbara O'Brien writes.
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