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Having begged for state aid and borrowed millions at untenable rates, the district is rapidly approaching fiscal insolvency.
May 16, 2016 - Education Week
After more than 10 years under state authority, the city's public schools—most of them charters—will be supervised by the locally elected school board.
May 12, 2016 - Education Week
English-language learners whose parents actively support their learning are more successful in learning English and in achieving at school, so how can schools do a better job of building relationships with families that usually speak languages other than English?
May 11, 2016 - Education Week
In at least 35 districts in 14 states, hundreds of unaccompanied minors from Central America were discouraged from enrolling in schools or pressured into what advocates and lawyers argue are separate but unequal alternative programs—essentially an academic dead end, and one that can violate federal law.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
Seven months ago, an elite group of colleges and universities created a new application system intended to help disadvantaged students find their way to higher education. Now, the group has hired its first executive director.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
With the details for ESSA implementation still unfolding, it’s a key time to seek stakeholder input, write Martin J. Blank and Kent McGuire.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
Digital learning tools that don't disrupt the educational status quo tend to be the most widely adopted, despite their limited impact on student learning, a study finds.
May 10, 2016 - Education Week
The state's governor and legislature are struggling to agree on a spending plan, amid competing proposals on how to distribute K-12 education dollars.
May 9, 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

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