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To improve the graduation odds of Alaska Native students, some key schooling changes are required, writes Evon Peter of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. education system's erasure of Indigenous historical and present realities is damaging to Native students, writes Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Education Week checks back with Ayat Husseini, a student whose parents were reluctant to to let her leave home to attend her first-choice college.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The Texas Education Agency has told schools that they must provide services to all eligible students with disabilities and that they won't be penalized for serving too many children, after the U.S. Department of Education ordered the state agency to end an 8.5 percent benchmark on special education enrollment.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Advocates worry that the incoming Trump administration could scale back federal civil rights enforcement in education after nearly eight years of high-profile attention to the subject.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Rising test scores and shrinking achievement gaps are among the bright spots in the latest science results from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
Broward County wants to root out the subtle biases that lead black students to be punished at disproportionately high rates.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Academic and emotional supports are needed to help gifted students from low-income families thrive at public residential schools.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in the case of a student with cerebral palsy who was denied the use of a service dog in her elementary school.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Nearly 20 years after voting to restrict bilingual education in a state with more than 1 million schoolchildren who don't speak English as their first language, California voters appear poised to reverse that ban.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week

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