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An unusual program in Cincinnati provides academic coaches to help high school players meet eligibility requirements to stay in the game.
February 26, 2020 – Education Week
Assuring a positive student-teacher relationship is easier said than done. Here’s what veteran educators advise about how to make that relationship work, and what to do when things fall apart.
February 12, 2020 – Education Week
An 11-percent increase in homeless students, including many without an adult to care for them, is posing challenges for schools from coast to coast.
February 12, 2020 – Education Week
A new study finds that test scores went up in some Los Angeles schools after air filters were installed to protect students from outside pollution.
February 12, 2020 – Education Week
Reading and math scores rose dramatically in districts that focused heavily on improving the ranks of principals. Now an effort is under way to replicate that success in nearly 100 other school districts around the country.
February 10, 2020 – Education Week
More than 17,000 schools use YouScience, a commercial aptitude assessment that seeks to gauge a test taker’s skills in areas such as idea generation and spatial awareness.
February 5, 2020 – Education Week
How does the lack of fluency in English impact a student's chance for success in school? And what can we learn from new nationwide data on parental fluency?
January 22, 2020 – Education Week
Massachusetts ranks high in laying the groundwork for moving through its educational system, but officials are keenly aware that children in poverty, those with special needs, and English-learners can fall short.
January 22, 2020 – Education Week
The District of Columbia trailed behind most of the country in 2008 in offering students a chance for success. It's now No. 7, the nation’s most improved in that time.
January 22, 2020 – Education Week
Early-childhood education is a priority for New Mexico, and a first-term governor has approved school funding increases, but the state remains challenged by issues of poverty and educational governance.
January 22, 2020 – Education Week

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