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The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Education alleging that an elementary school principal discriminated against pregnant teachers by giving them lower performance evaluations and threatening to get them fired.
December 23, 2014 - AP
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that takes issue with the use of subsidies under Obamacare, and a ruling could have "enormous" ramifications for many K-12 school districts.
December 17, 2014 - Education Week
Lawmakers and governors—new and re-elected—are likely to turn their attention to standards, testing, funding, and school choice when the curtain rises on the 2015 legislative season.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
The U.S. Department of Education is retooling the way it provides technical assistance to states on complex issues involving students with disabilities.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
One multistate testing consortium—the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers—is giving tests this fall to 30,000 secondary students.
December 8, 2014 - Education Week
Districts and schools are still adjusting to the new formula, which gives them more money but pushes communities hard on student performance and how that aid is used.
December 4, 2014 - Education Week
As a condition of doing business, the districts are demanding a universal technical format they believe can help educators manage digital content and personalize instruction.
December 1, 2014 - Education Week
Drawing on real-world advice from principals, several initiatives in the Obama administration's second term aim to address the needs of school leaders.
December 1, 2014 - Education Week
Kevin Huffman gained prominence for policy positions as Tennessee's education commissioner, but he also clashed with state lawmakers and local superintendents.
November 20, 2014 - Education Week

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