May 21, 2014
Education Week, Vol. 33, Issue 32
Student Well-Being Integrating Social-Emotional Learning Into High School
Students benefit when secondary schools make a strong commitment to fostering social and emotional learning, write Barbara Cervone and Kathleen Cushman.
Equity & Diversity Latino Students Are Nation's Most Segregated, Report Finds
A surge of Latino students in public schools in the past two decades coincided with a retreat from major desegregation efforts in many school districts, researchers argue.
Teaching Profession Waiver-Renewal Twist Centers on Teacher Evaluations
Questions surround extra breathing room given states seeking to renew waivers from some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Standards National Landscape Fragments as States Plan Common-Core Testing
A 50-state survey by Education Week finds that the shared exams being developed by two assessment consortia are losing sway as more states pursue their own paths.
Assessment Most Seniors Unprepared for College, NAEP Analysis Finds
The governing board for "the nation's report card" concludes in a new analysis that only 39 percent of 12th graders are prepared for entry-level college courses in math and 38 percent are ready in reading.
School & District Management Atlanta District Gives Raises to Head Off Inequity Suits
The two highest-ranking women working in the Atlanta district have received big raises and back pay so the school system could avoid potential lawsuits over salary inequity.