In Perspective

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Educational fads come and go, but coaching for teachers is fast becoming a tool of choice for striving districts.
December 12, 2007 – Education Week
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The University of Texas at Austin has built a teacher education model that presents courses through the lens of math and science.
December 5, 2007 – Education Week
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After a period of top-down control under the mayor, the New York City system is freeing schools to run their own affairs—and holding them accountable for results.
November 28, 2007 – Education Week
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Hundreds of fresh recruits, many of them new to K-12 teaching, are filling public school classrooms across the city in Katrina’s aftermath.
November 14, 2007 – Education Week
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The candidates for the 2008 presidential nominations have not been as detailed about education policy as in some recent elections. But that doesn’t mean the stakes aren’t high.
November 7, 2007 – Education Week
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Amid heightened concern about preparing students for a global economy, the academically demanding International Baccalaureate program is catching on fast in U.S. schools.
October 31, 2007 – Education Week
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In a conservative state, where the public schools remain popular, an ambitious new voucher program faces a fierce ballot challenge.
October 24, 2007 – Education Week
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Some of the lowest-performing schools in the Miami-Dade County, Fla., district could soon be weaned from three years of strategic support. Will they be able to sustain their progress?
October 17, 2007 – Education Week
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In directly running a growing stable of charter schools, the University of Chicago is part of a trend among higher education institutions nationally.
October 10, 2007 – Education Week
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State and district leaders are tackling dilemmas school by school as they struggle to rebuild and repair campus buildings in New Orleans.
October 3, 2007 – Education Week

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