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Students who stayed in Texas after Hurricane Katrina made steady improvements, a report says, though questions are raised on methodology.
April 14, 2010 – Education Week
Layoffs, program cuts, and other drastic steps loom as economic-stimulus aid dries up, a survey of school administators finds.
April 8, 2010 – Education Week
In what is believed to be a first of its kind arrangement, four foundations have committed nearly $65 million for performance pay.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
Two types of grants will be awarded—one for "comprehensive assessment systems" and one for high school end-of-course tests.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Broadening wiretap laws to include videotaped surveillance could either safeguard privacy or thwart efforts to recover stolen property, U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., was told at a recent hearing in Philadelphia.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
Two months after he took office, Republican Gov. Robert F. McDonnell secured legislative victories on three education issues he had highlighted in his campaign.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
While Ohio has delayed the time it takes to earn the right to due process, Delaware will tie it to student achievement, and Florida is poised to abolish it.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
The latest "quick review" from the What Works Clearinghouse gives a nod of approval to the research design used to study Harlem's Promise Academy in New York City.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
A divided Little Rock, Ark., school board has authorized its lawyer to file a lawsuit against the state over desegregation and charter schools.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
South Dakota lawmakers last week upheld Gov. Michael Rounds' veto of a bill that would have required the state to set up programs for children who are deaf or have impaired hearing.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week


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