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Cellphones have altered parents’ expectations of the availability of kids and teachers.
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States Does a Ten Commandments Display in Classrooms Violate the Constitution?
A Louisiana bill tests the extent to which religion is allowed in public places.
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Teaching Profession Teachers’ Unions Are Gaining Ground in a State That Once Forbade Them
Staff in the nation's 12th largest school district have unionized.
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Special Education Video Video: Students With Disabilities 'Have Gotten Their Dignity Back' at This High School
All students have grown social skills from learning in a diverse setting at this school.
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Assessment Should Teachers Be Tough Graders? Here's What They Have to Say
Teachers weigh in on whether stricter grading helps their students learn more.
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School & District Management Opinion 4 Things School Leaders Should Do Before Setting Priorities
Sweeping language doesn't offer a road map for the school community. Here's why.
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Microschools are a necessary option to support students within the broader K-12 system, according to this school founder.
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Special Education Video How One School Fosters Belonging for Students With Disabilities
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