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The work of peer reviewers who vet applications for waivers will be crucial, even as the Education Secretary has the last word.
An assignment plan intended to keep schools socioeconomically balanced spurs a bitter debate in suburban Eden Prairie.
Family- and community-focused efforts aim to overcome factors that may discourage rural students from applying to and attending college.
Ambitious student-achievement targets turn up the heat, as winners of the $4 billion federal grant effort push to deliver.
News in Brief
Report Roundup
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Report Roundup
News in Brief
Report Roundup
News in Brief
A Louisville, Ky., high school boasts big gains in reading and math a year into the federal School Improvement Grant program.
A program aimed at improving teacher training will award competitive, rather than formula, grants to national nonprofit organizations.
The advocacy group put a spotlight on states' prekindergarten spending and priorities.
NEA, TFA leaders offer their support for a federal plan to hold teacher education programs accountable for the achievement of their graduates' students.
A look back at 20 years of data on Chicago Public Schools paints a different picture of educational trends and progress than the statistics that the public sees.
Best of the Blogs
About half the students who enroll in Colorado's online schools leave within a year, an Education News Colorado investigation finds.
Policy Brief
The U.S. Supreme Court's new term includes a case involving the "ministerial exception" for teachers at religious schools.
Republicans running for president recoil from any deep federal role in education, and the NCLB law comes under withering fire.
Public education could learn lessons about looking beyond test scores to teaching the whole child from Catholic schools, Philip V. Robey writes.
Teachers show up to their classrooms ready to face whatever the day brings; let's acknowledge just how demanding their jobs really are, writes Jeffrey O. Newport.
The plan to lengthen the school day in Chicago will benefit families by making it easier to juggle school and work life, Rhonda Present writes.
Funding professional development and teacher retention may not be as thrilling as giving every student an iPad, but it’s more likely to help kids learn, argues Jack Schneider.
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