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Corporal Punishment Use Found in Schools in 21 States

More than 109,000 students were paddled, swatted, or otherwise physically punished in 2013-14, an Education Week analysis finds. (August 23, 2016)

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Quality Counts 2012
The 16th edition of Education Week's annual report looks at America's international standing in education, and lessons to be drawn from high-performing countries.

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While teacher absenteeism rates vary widely from state to state, they aren't out of line with other professions, according to an Education Week analysis.
June 27, 2016 – Education Week
How can charter schools prioritize diversity? Three Teachers College researchers share their original findings on the value of socioeconomic integration for school communities.
June 24, 2016 – Education Week
Lauren Leigh Kelly's Hip-Hop Literature and Culture Class uses hip-hop texts as a means to develop students' media-literacy and critical-analysis skills.
June 20, 2016 – Teacher
The Education Week Tech Confidence Index examines teachers' perspectives on the present and future status of educational technology in K-12 schools.
June 9, 2016 – Education Week
Amid the contentious debate over transgender restroom policies, Amira Hasenbush of the Williams Institute at UCLA delves into the relevant research.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
To address absenteeism, it's not enough to just look at numbers of school days students miss, write Russell Rumberger and Michael Gottfried.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
A federal effort to prod agencies to be bold, collaborative, and flexible in working with disengaged youths has spurred slow change, a report says.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
Some experts say a cohesive design, built around tried-and-true principles, points the way to high-performing high schools.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week

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