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As some districts try to dismantle racist and biased policies and practices, they are creating high-profile positions to lead that public, sometimes hostile, reckoning.
October 23, 2019 – Education Week
We must teach students to resist the narrative that they don't belong in college, argues Chicago charter school college admissions director Robert Lane.
October 21, 2019 – Education Week
As black-white achievement gaps widen in schools, so, too, do disparities in discipline rates between black and white students, according to a study published Wednesday of 2,000 schools.
October 23, 2019 – Education Week
A massive experiment involving 17,000 students in four countries finds gains for inquiry-, or problem-based teaching over traditional approaches.
October 9, 2019 – Education Week
Starting next fall, some students who take the ACT will be allowed to retake individual sections of the college-entrance exam, instead of having to sit for the entire test again.
October 23, 2019 – Education Week
There is a link between standardized test scores and later life outcomes. But is there causation? Researchers Dan Goldhaber and Umut Özek explore.
October 7, 2019 – Education Week
The research is clear that speed doesn't reflect intelligence, writes Alden S. Blodget.
October 2, 2019 – Education Week
A new analysis finds that high-poverty schools are the least effective. But why those schools stifle achievement is harder to figure out.
October 2, 2019 – Education Week
Concerns about local school systems can pose recruitment and retention hurdles for the armed services as they seek to meet the needs of military families.
September 25, 2019 – Education Week
As civic education undergoes a renaissance in schools, educators are looking beyond standardized tests to determine whether the lessons empower students to embrace civic behaviors, like voting or volunteering.
September 18, 2019 – Education Week

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