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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
Researchers are finding that having a parent in prison can be more traumatic to students than a parent’s death or divorce.
February 24, 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
The president wants a 7 percent hike in funding for the U.S. Department of Education, but a GOP-controlled Congress has pledged to keep a tight rein on spending.
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
Worries over federal compliance slow implementation of a new law giving school-based teams the power to develop course-completion and graduation standards for some special education students.
January 20, 2015 - Education Week
Should a growing college-access program for low-income students in Maryland focus on high achievers or struggling students?
January 13, 2015 - Education Week
A long history of failed federal policies has some tribal leaders and educators skeptical of the Obama administration’s plan to improve the Bureau of Indian Education.
January 13, 2015 - Education Week
Fresh out of college, the young advisers work alongside overburdened counselors for two years to help disadvantaged students forge a path to college.
January 13, 2015 - Education Week
The new agenda calls for more research on how students with Down syndrome can experience improved learning and memory and participate more in schooling.
January 13, 2015 - Education Week

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