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This isn't the first time states and schools have turned to projects, portfolios, exhibitions, and essays to measure students' learning. Here are lessons from the last go-around.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week
Though it promises a 5 percent raise, the legislation includes numerous provisions viewed as anti-union and has sparked the prospect of yet another teacher strike in that state.
February 5, 2019 – Education Week
In Los Angeles, striking teachers wanted more nurses, services for immigrants, and green spaces, in addition to better pay. Will unions around the country begin bringing broader social concerns to the bargaining table?
January 25, 2019 – Education Week
In Kodiak, Alaska, a school district with deep ties to the U.S. Coast Guard has been walloped by the government shutdown with hundreds of families going without paychecks. And news of a deal to temporarily reopen the government was doing little to allay the community's anxieties.
January 25, 2019 – Education Week
More than four weeks into the longest-ever federal government shutdown, school district officials in some communities are mobilizing to blunt the impacts on students, families, and their own operations.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
A growing movement to shed Confederate names on public schools has drawn attention in recent years. But public schools named in honor of segregationists haven't drawn the same level of scrutiny.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
In the South Carolina high school named for the state's best-known senator and segregationist, a majority of students are African-American.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
The push to boost teacher pay was a big factor in the flood of money states pumped into school districts in recent years, but much of that money has been soaked up by competing school budget priorities, rather than landing in teachers' pockets.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
Schools doors are open as the citywide teacher strike continues, meaning administrators are the ones left delivering lessons.
January 22, 2019 – Education Week
Dozens of charter school teachers, in a contract dispute of their own, are now marching alongside more than 30,000 teachers from the district.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week

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