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Louisiana is doing a better job than most states in letting parents know how public schools are performing in the wake of a federal law that sparked major changes, a national review released Wednesday says.
January 23, 2020 – Education Week
How does the lack of fluency in English impact a students chance for success in school? And what can we learn from new nationwide data on parental fluency?
January 22, 2020 – Education Week
The bottom line, the new findings suggest, is that children whose lives could be improved by getting needed services may be falling through the cracks.
January 10, 2020 – McClatchy-Tribune
Why don’t black students perform as well as white students on tests? One reporter considers her personal history to understand this disparity.
January 8, 2020 – Education Week
It’s always been a struggle to teach history in a way that resonates with students—especially when we can’t agree on why we should.
January 8, 2020 – Education Week
Loaded or empirical? Incendiary or honest? Unavoidable or misleading? There’s a big disconnect around how we use the word “segregation.”
January 8, 2020 – Education Week
Boston Public Schools filed at least 135 student incident reports since 2014 that were made available to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, creating a “school-to-deportation pipeline,” according to Lawyers for Civil Rights.
January 7, 2020 – Education Week
An internationally known gifted-education center is scouting—and helping to develop—gifted students in after-school programs and pullout classes in one of Maryland’s most challenged school districts.
January 15, 2020 – Education Week
What we call education inequality defines how—and even if—we solve it, write three researchers.
December 11, 2019 – Education Week
Students of color don't need to get "grittier," writes New America's Jenny Muñiz. They need us to fix institutional racism.
December 11, 2019 – Education Week

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