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A study in Hawaii has found that students of teachers who frequently infuse their lessons with Hawaiian culture-based strategies have higher educational aspirations.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
A case study of a "hybrid learning" program in Wichita, Kan., finds that the district's graduation rate has risen 8 percent since the program began in 1999.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
Teachers in Hawaii voted last week in favor of a proposed deal to end the nation’s shortest school year.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
Gov. Bill Richardson has signed into law the Hispanic Education Act, which aims to close the achievement gap for Hispanic and other students.
April 7, 2010 – Education Week
The state now begins the hard task of turning its school reform plan into reality, with the help of federal stimulus aid.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Better educator quality and turning around schools are key elements of the reform plan that made the state one of just two first-round winners.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Federal grants to Delaware and Tennessee set the dynamic for the next round of funding decisions.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
A North Carolina school board's decision to stop busing to achieve socioeconomic diversity comes as districts elsewhere adjust to a changed legal landscape.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
A new report shows that many middle school students do not end up attending their top-choice high schools.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Badly needed federal cash requires states to maintain education funding at levels that may be tough to meet.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week

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