In Perspective

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Handpicking students who lack top test scores and grades but are leaders among their peers, College Summit helps them apply to college and encourage others to do the same.
September 17, 2008 – Education Week
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Writing workshops have drawn a steady and loyal following among teachers seeking to refine their own skills, reflect on their practice, and learn strategies for teaching their young scribes.
August 27, 2008 – Education Week
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For Michelle A. Rhee, exposing mismanagement, incompetence, and wide disparities in teaching quality has been a deliberate tactic as she builds her case to overhaul one of the nation’s most beleaguered school districts.
August 25, 2008 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
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An intensive summer camp exposes sought-after Hispanic students to college and career possibilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
July 30, 2008 – Education Week
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Technology, once seen as heralding the end of the communication method, is instead making it easier for students to learn it.
July 16, 2008 – Education Week
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In Rhode Island, performance-based assessments are now required for high school graduation. The requirement stems from a 2003 policy change by the state board of regents and the state’s outgoing commissioner of elementary and secondary education.
June 18, 2008 – Education Week
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Urban Advantage goes further than most museum-to-school outreach efforts in connecting students’ field trips to science centers directly back to the school curriculum.
June 11, 2008 – Education Week
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Facing the loss of accreditation, a troubled Georgia school district struggles with the legacy of its fractious, dysfunctional board.
June 4, 2008 – Education Week
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The Core Knowledge approach prizes content across the disciplines, bucking a trend toward a narrower, skills-based approach to learning.
May 21, 2008 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
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Community-based nonprofit groups are a small but important piece of the marketplace of organizations that provide free tutoring to 530,000 poor children nationwide under the No Child Left Behind law, experts say.
May 14, 2008 – Education Week

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