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States and districts are expected to use the nearly $50 million on dropout-prevention methods research shows to be more effective.
November 3, 2010 – Education Week
Most teacher evaluations not only fail to single out successful teachers—they also don't help principals determine which teachers need help to improve and which ones are failing their students altogether.
October 22, 2010 – Education Week
One survey indicates a sizable drop in the availability of even introductory computer-science courses in public and private secondary schools since 2005.
October 20, 2010 – Digital Directions
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, which has been pressing for the integration of skills such as global awareness and collaboration into academics, has hired Timothy Magner as its new executive director.
October 13, 2010 – Education Week
The National Education Association is putting its formidable get-out-the-vote and campaigning efforts into 14 U.S. Senate races and 77 U.S. House of Representatives races this fall.
October 13, 2010 – Education Week
School districts around the country are laying off teachers, cutting instructional programs, and eliminating student activities as they absorb the lingering effects of the economic recession, a new report says.
October 13, 2010 – Education Week
Many states fall short in the "fairness" of their school funding models, says a new study based on a detailed look at Census data.
October 12, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Former first lady Laura Bush announced an effort, set to begin in six cities, that aims to change the way America's principals are recruited and prepared—and how they run schools.
September 29, 2010 – Education Week
Promising applicants may find favor as the push to fund innovation continues.
September 29, 2010 – Education Week
Advocates are wary and optimistic about what common standards and tests will mean for students with disabilities.
September 22, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week

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