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Gay couples are making their case to the U.S. Supreme Court over states' refusal to license or recognize such unions, a conflict with an array of implications for schools.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
Throughout U.S. schools, black males are disciplined more than any other group, writes education professor Tyrone Howard.
March 31, 2015 - Education Week
The crisply produced education quarterly straddles the worlds of newsstand magazines and academic journals—and sometimes sparks controversy along the way.
March 24, 2015 - Education Week
In a new book, Robert Putnam, the author of Bowling Alone, contends that a growing share of low-income children are growing up without the community supports that bolstered earlier generations.
March 17, 2015 - Education Week
Amid new efforts to improve outcomes for black and Latino boys, some civil rights advocates ask if districts are violating federal protections meant to ensure educational quality for girls.
March 3, 2015 - Education Week
Minorities and students with disabilities are disciplined at a disproportionate rate, researchers say, and there are wide variations among states and districts.
March 3, 2015 - Education Week
The portrayal of a retooled Annie as poor, black, and illiterate is a realistic portrayal, writes Lydia Carlis. ​
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
Under fire from officials in her Pennsylvania school district, student newspaper editor Gillian McGoldrick defends her stance against publishing the name of an offensive mascot.
February 17, 2015 - Education Week
Libia Gil, the head of the U.S. Department of Education's office of English-language acquisition, says she is working to decrease the time English-learners spend testing and preparing for tests.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
With the shift to a majority-poor enrollment in the nation's public schools, policymakers and school officials need to up the ante in addressing the needs of disadvantaged children and the challenges in educating them, researchers and educators say.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week

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