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Hours after signing a reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act on July 31, President Donald Trump arrives for a rally in Tampa, Fla.
—Evan Vucci/AP

Donald Trump Signs First Major Education Policy Bill of His Presidency

The Trump administration made updating the federal career and technical education law a priority, as its other plans, such as expanding school choice, have stalled. (July 31, 2018)

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We should condemn language that incites violence, but we can't do so by stifling vigorous—even provocative—debate, writes Andy Smarick.
November 14, 2018 – Education Week
A study finds that students who took a ‘transition’ math class in high school were able to skip remedial classes in college but learning didn’t improve.
November 14, 2018 – Education Week
The surge set an all-time high, restoring the SAT's position as the most widely used college admissions test.
October 31, 2018 – Education Week
The continuing decline in math achievement comes even as fewer students are taking the college-readiness exam.
October 24, 2018 – Education Week
School segregation may feel intractable, but there are steps school and district leaders can take. Michele Shannon would know.
October 10, 2018 – Education Week
When it comes to literacy skills, there seems to be a gap between what employers want and what schools provide, but it’s a fuzzy one.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week
Is school where students should learn to speak clearly, make a 60-second elevator speech, or hold a difficult conversation? That's what employers think.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week
Education Week visited Delaware's largest employer for a closer look at how digitization is changing the workplace.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week
If students will need to synthesize and analyze complex information on the job, why not start them early?
September 26, 2018 – Education Week
The limited amount of academic writing that students learn in school may not be what they need for the workplace, argue some experts and employers.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

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