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States heeded cautions from advocates and researchers that measures of students' social-emotional skills for school accountability would be unreliable and unusable.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
Despite legislation in both chambers and a White House push for action, prospects remain unclear for legal protections for those brought to the United States illegally as minors.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
A Justice Department lawsuit alleging that students were sent to segregated and inferior programs is on hold while an appeals court weighs whether the government can file such cases.
September 13, 2017 – Education Week
With the Trump administration's order to rescind Obama-era protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, students and educators directly affected say they will mount a fight to win permanent legal status.
September 13, 2017 – Education Week
After scores plummeted this spring on the most-used English-proficiency test, some states are easing up on the criteria for students to exit English-learner support services. Is that the right thing to do?
August 23, 2017 – Education Week
A new study suggests long-term use of sign language may hold back the speech and reading skills of children who use cochlear implants to create a sense of sound.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
Educators say students need to feel welcome at school to be successful, but some say they struggle to address barriers to belonging.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
How students feel about their place in school affects behavior, discipline, and academic achievement, a growing body of research finds.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
In an effort to close opportunity gaps, let’s position families to lead the movement for change, writes Veronica Palmer of RISE Colorado.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
Faith-based schools play an integral role in upending the inequality at-risk students face, argues John Schoenig of the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week

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