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State superintendents pose tough questions about flexibility and rural education, but generally support the ESEA-renewal blueprint.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Revelations that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kept a log of calls from powerful people trying to get students into top Chicago high schools has raised questions.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Amid more surveys on teachers' views, the Obama administration wants districts and states to do their own on schools' working conditions.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
As Texas, North Carolina, and Ohio rewrite their social studies standards, the expectations around history are stirring controversy.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
A student had sought to play "Ave Maria" at a high school graduation ceremony.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Members of the Hawaii State Teachers Association are set to vote this week on a plan that would eliminate their state's 21 remaining teacher furlough days for this school year and next.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Police removed protesters last week from a heated Wake County, N.C., school board meeting in which board members voted to abandon a student-assignment and diversity policy with roots dating back three decades.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
A federal appeals panel has reversed a July 2008 ruling by a U.S. district court that Texas must revamp its programs for secondary English-language learners because they violate federal law.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week
Connecticut's students are constitutionally guaranteed the right to a college- and career-ready education, the state supreme court said last week.
March 31, 2010 – Education Week

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