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Elite Private Schools Use Wide Range of Ed-Tech Strategies

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 5:34pm
The approaches diverge from those taken by most of their public school counterparts, but experts suggest the tactics and strategies could be replicated.
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Education Next Offers Policy Views, With an Edge

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 5:10pm
The crisply produced education quarterly straddles the worlds of newsstand magazines and academic journals—and sometimes sparks controversy along the way.
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U.S. Citizenship Test Gains Traction as Diploma Criterion

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 5:08pm
Arizona and North Dakota require high school students to correctly answer portions of the test to graduate, and other states are weighing such a mandate.
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Overhaul Urged to Aid Special Education in California

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 5:00pm
A task force report two years in the making recommends significant changes to the state's education system to improve achievement for students with disabilities.
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Gov. Cuomo's Budget Riles N.Y. Unions, Protesters

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:59pm
The spending plan would place increased weight on standardized test scores in teachers' evaluations and make it harder for teachers to earn tenure.
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States Have Role to Play in Fostering Student Engagement, Report Says

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:59pm
Enacting policies that support and encourage district and school-level student-engagement efforts should be a priority, says the National Association of State Boards of Education.
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Indiana's Private School Voucher Program Expands Rapidly

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:58pm
Roughly half of the state's 1.1 million schoolchildren are eligible for vouchers, including students who have never attended public schools.
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Teacher-Leadership Movement Gets Boost From Ed. Dept.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:58pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has pledged continued support for the Department of Education’s Teach to Lead initiative.
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Indiana Supreme Court: Constitution Doesn't Require School Bus Service

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 3:33pm
School districts aren't required to provide bus transportation for students under the state constitution, the Indiana Supreme Court said Tuesday in a ruling that could impact cash-strapped districts.
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Senate OKs tax credits for private schools

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 3:33pm
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