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Nearly all are gauging school performance in part by whether students show they're ready for life after high school, a way of meeting ESSA's requirement for some measure aside from test scores.
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
States and school districts would bear the weight of implementing most of the recommendations on how to safeguard students and school staff from mass shootings and other violence.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
Public scholarship isn't just about sounding off on social media. Here are four lessons to make your research count, from Katharine O. Strunk.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
Want to work on research that will actually help students? Sometimes the greatest obstacle to public engagement is oneself, writes Nora Gordon.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
Finding your voice as a public scholar can be a struggle. Roberto G. Gonzales explains why it was for him.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
Public engagement is important, but it also comes with risks, writes Janelle Scott. Here's what you need to know.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
School districts have decisions to make about how—or whether—to change their approach to school discipline, following the Trump administration's decision last month to repeal Obama-era guidance concerning racial disparities in suspensions and expulsions.
January 16, 2019 – Education Week
Gov. Tony Evers campaigned on the promise to increase funding for public schools by $1.4 billion, and now a bipartisan legislative task force that heard from parents, teachers and others across the state last year is also calling for significant increases in state spending and local property taxes.
January 9, 2019 – AP
Forty years since students with disabilities were legally guaranteed a public school education, many still don’t receive the education they deserve, writes Christina A. Samuels.
January 9, 2019 – Education Week

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