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A federal effort to prod agencies to be bold, collaborative, and flexible in working with disengaged youths has spurred slow change, a report says.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
Student suspensions dropped by nearly 20 percent nationally, new data show, but those from traditionally disadvantaged groups still get disproportionately more punishments and fewer academic opportunities.
June 7, 2016 – Education Week
Over the years, Diplomas Count—in addition to its annual graduation-rate analysis—has highlighted issues critical to the goal of ensuring that all students get an equal opportunity to earn a high school diploma.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week
Some experts say a cohesive design, built around tried-and-true principles, points the way to high-performing high schools.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week
At Harwood Union High School, students are deeply involved in shaping school life—including teaching and learning practices.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week
The 5-year-old document is a public recognition of how race and ethnicity play out in students' educational outcomes, and a call to narrow achievement gaps.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
The number of civil rights complaints and investigations spiked dramatically during the Obama administration.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
Research triggers a debate on whether students of color are underrepresented—or overrepresented—in special education classes.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
Federal education officials say they're trying to give states and districts meaningful flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act, while staying true to the law's civil rights mandate.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
The first major independent research study on the edTPA, a closely watched new licensing exam for teachers, raises questions about the test’s ties to effective teaching.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week

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