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A pair of Australian studies finds that taking a year off may help spur students to complete college.
September 22, 2010 – Education Week
A collaborative of K-12 and higher education organizations announced the creation of a set of voluntary common data standards.
September 22, 2010 – Education Week
Long popular elsewhere, gap-year breaks gain traction in the U.S. and now a study says they spur student success in college, too.
September 15, 2010 – Education Week
Federal innovation grant winners met the challenge through donations of cash, equipment and services, and by rechanneling previous grant funds.
September 15, 2010 – Education Week
September 15, 2010 – Education Week
Nineteen states have joined forces on the assessment, which would be used to judge teacher-candidates’ classroom effectiveness.
September 1, 2010 – Education Week
The buzz is growing around a soon-to-be-released documentary on schools by the director of "An Inconvenient Truth."
September 1, 2010 – Education Week
NBC News is planning a special week of programming and other activities late this month to draw attention to the challenges in U.S. education and how to address them.
September 1, 2010 – Education Week
State-level policymakers differ sharply on approaches to the common standards debate and a continued fiscal squeeze.
August 25, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
As commercial vendors and nonprofit groups respond to the common standards, advocates wonder whether alignment claims are on target.
August 25, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week

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