October 19, 2011

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Familiar names keep cropping up as finalists for the prestigious Broad Prize, causing some to wonder if the successful strategies of winning districts are spreading anywhere else.
Twenty-one states enacted laws addressing bullying this year—and some of the new mandates expand schools' responsibilities to control the harassment that goes on among students.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' opinions in youths'-rights cases reflect his 'originalist' thinking.
A state law, which helped Tennessee win Race to the Top money, pushed schools to implement a system that had limited pilot-testing.
News in Brief
Report Roundup
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Just 13 of Chicago's 482 elementary schools have signed on so far for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to extend the school day by 90 minutes.
The Los Angeles Unified School District agrees to changes involving English-learners and African-American students.
The long-running lawsuit, now ended, opened state coffers for more than $1.2 billion in school facilities aid for remote, rural districts.
Paper textbooks might soon go the way of the slide rule and typewriter as the Clark County School District launches a $790,050 iPad program, one of the largest of its kind in the nation.
Gaurav Singh, an Indian teacher planning to start up a network of free schools back home in Mumbai, is among a new group of education entrepreneurs looking to import teaching ideas from the United States.
The state officials who recommended that the Kansas City, Mo., school district lose its accreditation decided they had no choice but to light that fire.
Best of the Blogs
Civil rights groups, advocates for students with disabilities worry it would water down commitment to long-ignored student populations.
More than $2 billion in stimulus education money was still left, at least on paper, as the Sept. 30 spending deadline passed.
Policy Brief
Many states formally say they will apply for flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act, but some remain on the fence.
Milton Chen considers Steve Jobs' vast contribution to the education landscape.
In a new era of online learning, education needs to create alternative means of certifying student knowledge, Allan Collins and Roy Pea write.
The intuitive and creative designs of Apple products have changed our relationship to technology—once distant, it's now far more accessible, writes Greg Gunn.
Apple's contribution to the professional growth of teachers far outweighs their cutting edge technology, write educators Patrick Ledesma and Laura Reasoner Jones.
Letters
Although the United States spends more per student than any other country except Luxembourg, Marc Tucker explains why the U.S. K-12 education system doesn't add up.
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