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With little research to guide them and a growing sense of urgency, schools are working to create learning environments for students in stress. Read what they're doing.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
The move to assume broad powers over the Providence school system illustrates both the attraction and challenges of high-profile approach to troubled or low-performing schools and districts.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
North Carolina officials' switch in reading-test vendors just weeks before the new school year got underway is spotlighting the often murky process of contracts and procurements for K-12 services.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
The Inspire network of 12 home charter schools is quickly spreading its reach across California as some are calling into question its educational, organizational, and financial practices.
August 12, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
A national study of nearly 12,500 9th graders finds that two sessions of a 25-minute exercise on “growth mindset” can boost students’ grades and their willingness to take on challenging classes.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
The arts, geography, economics, and foreign languages will lose their place in the testing line-up as the National Assessment of Educational Progress is being streamlined to cut costs.
July 24, 2019 – Education Week
"When the day came to administer the first test I had designed," writes Brandon Lewis, "my heart sank."
July 19, 2019 – Education Week
Just who's responsible for ESSA anymore? Megan Duff and Priscilla Wohlstetter share three takeaways from researching the law's implementation.
July 15, 2019 – Education Week
Does a student have a fixed or a growth mindset? That's the wrong question for us to measure, argues researcher Dave Paunesku.
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
You should be skeptical about how education research is translated, explain RAND researchers John F. Pane and Matthew D. Baird.
June 28, 2019 – Education Week

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