In Perspective

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War, displacement, and lack of money have prevented Iraqi children from going to school for lengthy stretches of time. They have more opportunities now, but little help in catching up.
March 5, 2008 – Education Week
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Ensuring that families have their pick of an array of attractive public schools has been tricky in post-Katrina New Orleans.
February 27, 2008 – Education Week
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By dividing the Montgomery County, Md., district into two zones, and addressing needs in both, its leaders are conquering achievement gaps.
February 20, 2008 – Education Week
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Efforts are growing to assist charter schools in finding and affording facilities, challenges that remain big obstacles to the sector’s continued expansion.
February 13, 2008 – Education Week
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States and districts are struggling to fulfill the pension and health-care promises they made to teachers—and the results are mixed.
February 6, 2008 – Education Week
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The National College Advising Corps places recent college graduates in high schools to help low-income students navigate the college-admissions process.
January 30, 2008 – Education Week
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The Heartland Area Education Agency in Iowa is helping school districts adopt the framework as good instructional practice.
January 23, 2008 – Education Week
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Settling back in to school has been a struggle for thousands of New Orleans students whose lives were disrupted by Katrina.
January 16, 2008 – Education Week
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In an era when the emphasis in schools is on math, reading, and science, one organization is trying to ensure that history doesn’t just survive, it flourishes.
January 9, 2008 – Education Week
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As the U.S. Department of Education opens the alternative measuring stick to all states, some educators call for the models to take center stage under a renewed No Child Left Behind Act.
December 19, 2007 – Education Week

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