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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
Teachers have been encouraged to bring more primary sources into the classroom, but doing so presents a challenge when the voices of Native Americans and other historically marginalized groups are so often missing from these documents.
August 16, 2019 – Education Week
Few districts have done as much as Wake County, N.C., to keep schools racially and socioeconomically diverse, but’s it’s a battle the school board says it has been losing. Can it reverse the trend?
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
After a deadly shooting that killed 22 people, most of them Hispanic, in El Paso, Texas, superintendents in school systems serving many U.S.-born Hispanic and Latino students, as well as immigrant and undocumented youth, are facing deep anxieties about safety and racism.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
Discrimination based on race and disability demands our attention—and action, writes Catherine E. Lhamon, the chair of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
July 30, 2019 – Education Week
And it's not just Asian communities hurt by the laziness of our data systems, warns educator and organizer Godfrey Santos Plata.
July 24, 2019 – Education Week
Does a student have a fixed or a growth mindset? That's the wrong question for us to measure, argues researcher Dave Paunesku.
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
Students deserve an LGBTQ-inclusive education, but many educators don’t know where to start, writes Sabia Prescott.
June 24, 2019 – Education Week
While many students eagerly count down the last few days of the school year, the start of summer break is a more anxious prospect for students in and on the verge of homelessness.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week

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