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In a new book, E.D. Hirsch Jr. makes another pitch for putting a knowledge-based curriculum in schools—but not for the common core.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
The 2016-17 high court term could prove to be the most consequential in years for K-12, including cases on special education and aid to religion.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
A focus on the bottom of the scale may mask challenges for higher-performing schools when it comes to boosting achievement for students who lag behind.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week
A rural Southern school with a predominantly Native American population engages the whole community in its continued quest for improvement.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week
A new analysis of federal data finds half of the nation’s chronically absent students are enrolled in 4 percent of school districts.
September 14, 2016 – Education Week
Under ESSA, educators and policymakers have an opportunity to better identify and support homeless students, writes Barbara Duffield.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
Will the NAACP and the Movement for Black Lives' demands to halt new charters sway black support for the sector?
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Educator Christopher Emdin talks to Education Week Commentary about what white teachers who engage with students "in the hood" need to know.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Teachers can play a role in improving mental-health outcomes for students as long as they have the tools to do so, writes Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Efforts to ban corporal punishment get pushback in communities where the practice is ingrained, but change is happening.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week

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