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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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A massive new database reveals the extent of educational inequities in more than 12,000 school districts.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
Reports of student victimization at public schools continue long pattern of decline while students' fear of harm at school also drops.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
The lowest-performing high school seniors are slipping in reading and math on the National Assessment of Education Progress. Why?
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
Although they find parts of their jobs immensely rewarding, many teachers feel ignored in education policy discussions and are frustrated with the constantly changing demands on them, a new survey finds.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
Increased transparency is a key part of the new Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the NCLB law, boosting the information-reporting requirements for states and districts.
May 6, 2016 - Education Week
The Associated Press has found that hundreds of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have been discouraged from enrolling in schools or pressured into alternative programs.
May 2, 2016 - AP
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

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