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Districts have shifted away from screening students for lice, and experts favor policies that keep those infected in class, even as some strains of the insect are resistant to traditional treatments.
September 4, 2015 - Education Week
Schools and the companies that work with them are being urged to do a better job clearing personal information from student records that are shared with outside organizations.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
With changing attitudes about recreational marijuana, state officials are renewing efforts to get teens to stay away from it.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Michelle Obama's initiative seeks to remove barriers that keep about 62 million girls around the world from attending school.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Fearing she is doing them a disservice, English teacher Sherry Armstrong looks for ways to encourage her shy students without aggravating them.
August 19, 2015 - Teacher
Teachers need training to help students transition back to school after psychiatric illness, writes Laura C. Murray.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
Thousands of low-income California students flood to the schools to fulfill academic credits they need to graduate from high school, but no one is keeping track of what happens to them, an analysis by the Hechinger Report finds.
July 23, 2015 - Education Week
The civil disobedience displayed by an activist in removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Capitol last month should serve as a "battle call" for educators, writes professor Jon N. Hale.
July 16, 2015 - Education Week
Even when the U.S. Supreme Court is not weighing education-specific cases, many of its decisions reach into the schools—and the 2014-15 term was no exception.
July 2, 2015 - Education Week
Spellers from across the country will compete for the championship title later this month at the fifth annual National Spanish Spelling Bee in Albuquerque, N.M.
July 1, 2015 - Education Week

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