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Middle school students in teacher Christie Seyfert’s class watch their daily CNN Student News video at the AltSchool Fort Mason campus in San Francisco.
—Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

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Tracking factors like how students feel about their safety and well-being in school has been off limits to some districts. A new tool from the U.S. Department of Education will make measuring school climate widely accessible.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
Indiana has become the latest state to seek to curb persistent teacher shortages by offering college-tuition dollars to students who go into teaching.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
The Washoe County, Nev., district is working to develop sophisticated measurements of its comprehensive program to keep students engaged and on track to graduate.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
Parents, researchers, and educators all have distinct points of view about the proper collection and use of sensitive student data.
March 29, 2016 - Education Week
Despite his low-tech background, Summit Public Schools' CAO is central to the charter network's move toward customized student learning.
March 28, 2016 - Education Week
A long-running collaboration in Gwinnett County schools is pushing to make the most out of predictive analytics.
March 28, 2016 - Education Week
Educational technology can help students develop important social and emotional skills and character traits, concludes a report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group.
March 22, 2016 - Education Week
As state leaders look ahead to ESSA implementation, the common standards offer key insight, writes Thomas J. Kane.
March 22, 2016 - Education Week

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