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New research suggests that playing games like Halo and Call of Duty may help students react faster—but not necessarily more impulsively.
November 13, 2014 - Education Week
Directing philanthropic support toward supporting black girls is one way to lift this neglected group of students, Fatima Goss Graves says.
November 11, 2014 - Education Week
Educators and researchers in several of the nation's largest districts are trying to look at schools based on a fuller picture of children’s experiences.
November 6, 2014 - Education Week
Beyond Ebola, U.S. schools can take precautions to promote good health, says public-health official Dr. Georges Benjamin.
November 3, 2014 - Education Week
While there are widely held beliefs about the "profile" of a student shooter, acts of school violence have been carried out by attackers of all races, ages, disciplinary histories, and family backgrounds.
October 30, 2014 - Education Week
The father of a Connecticut third-grader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday saying his daughter has been unfairly barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa.
October 29, 2014 - AP
The country's largest school district plans to end its ban on student cellphones in schools, following the path of a growing number of districts.
October 28, 2014 - Education Week
The underwhelming performance of many charters should be a call to action, Richard D. Kahlenberg and Halley Potter say.
October 28, 2014 - Education Week
Educators shouldn't be allowed to carry firearms, writes school principal and licensed gun owner Russ Moore.
October 28, 2014 - Education Week
A handful of school districts have taken aggressive steps in response to potential Ebola exposure, but public health officials and infectious disease specialists are urging more minor precautionary measures to address the virus threat.
October 22, 2014 | Updated: October 28, 2014 - Education Week

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