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If city officials want to desegregate public schools, they should start by dropping the fast-track program for gifted elementary school kids, a city-appointed diversity panel recommended in a new report.
August 27, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
As a Latina educator and parent, Victoria Onodera wishes she’d gotten a welcome-back letter from school leaders that acknowledged families' fears in this political climate. So she wrote one.
August 26, 2019 – Teacher
North Carolina elementary schools are in a state of confusion as the legal fight escalates over what program to use to test the reading skills of their youngest students.
August 23, 2019 – McClatchy-Tribune
The Los Angeles Unified School District, which educates about 64,500 students with disabilities, will regain full control over programs that serve their special needs, after decades of costly court-ordered outside supervision, officials announced this week.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
Ohio is creating a school safety center to help prevent and address violence involving schools and students.
August 21, 2019 – AP
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 approaches 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
A school district in Southern California condemned a video of high-schoolers giving Nazi salutes and singing a Nazi song after it became public Monday.
August 20, 2019 – AP
In the wake of anti-immigrant violence, we must help make sure that all students feel welcomed, writes Susana Cordova.
August 20, 2019 – Education Week

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