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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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09/22 12:19 pm | An "Extraordinary" Approach to Bringing Design into Any Classroom | For teachers and students to embrace creativity and creative problem solving, they need an initial experience on which to base new ideas.

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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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With more than 130,000 black ELLs in public schools, White House and U.S. Department of Education officials will develop tools for educators.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week
Contrary to popular narratives, today's youths are eager to serve their country and communities, insists Tufts Dean Alan D. Solomont.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week
A UNESCO report finds that while girls' participation in schooling worldwide has improved, 62 million girls are still denied their basic right to education.
October 21, 2015 – Education Week
Two studies find that achievement gaps within schools account for more of the overall academic disparities among students of different races or economic backgrounds than do gaps between schools.
October 7, 2015 – Education Week
By the end of 2nd grade and into 3rd, children who enrolled in Tennessee's publicly funded program were lagging behind their peers who didn't attend preschool.
October 7, 2015 – Education Week
A number of new PD initiatives aim to help teachers elicit more complex responses and interpretations from students.
September 30, 2015 – Education Week
The Walton Family Foundation is backing research on how to better measure noncognitive skills.
September 30, 2015 – Education Week
Carol Dweck, who parsed the difference between a "fixed" and a "growth" mindset, clarifies her theories of intelligence.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week
The Institute of Education Sciences—the U.S. Department of Education's primary research arm—"took a hit" in House and Senate appropriations bills.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week
Transportation costs and family schedules are among the factors that make changing school start times tough for educators.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week

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