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The National Center for Education Statistics is rechecking data on about 5,000 high schools after faulty information from the agency led to erroneous rankings for the high schools on U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" list.
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Schools cannot block access to nonpornographic websites that deal with homosexuality, the ACLU's Joshua Block writes.
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But state and district special education directors say there are still widespread misperceptions about the universal design for learning concept.
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Common-Standards Writer Named President of College Board
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(May 15, 2012, Teacher Beat Blog)
Report: Ed-Tech Movements Gaining Steam
(May 15, 2012, Digital Education Blog)
Ariz. Expands School Choice Beyond Students With Disabilities
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Sleep Timing a Weighty Problem for Students
(May 15, 2012, Inside School Research Blog)

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(May 15, 2012, Living in Dialogue Blog)

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