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While the updated College Scorecard offers more indicators for consumers, like college graduation rates and debt loads, it may fall on high school counselors to interpret the data for students.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
The social media giant is bringing its engineering talents to the K-12 arena by teaming up with the Summit Public Schools on a personalized learning system.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Did any states see major improvements in K-12 education during the terms of the nine governors and former governors now running for president?
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
The biggest increases from last year to this year were seen in physics and computer science, according to new data from the College Board.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
It can be tough to draw a clear line between the K-12 policies a governor pushed while in office and improvements in student achievement, researchers say.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
Average scores either dipped or stayed the same for this year’s crop of high school graduates, according to college-testing officials.
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
A group of first- and second-year school leaders assembled by the National Association of Elementary School Principals provides support and data to one another.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
Lumping together data on the diverse population of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders obscures many students' struggles, writes Peter T. Keo.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
Educators agree that social-emotional learning is important, but teachers and school leaders have different perceptions about how well students are faring.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week

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