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What K-12 and Higher Education Can Learn From Each Other

Education Week - 3 hours 36 min ago
Both institutions remain largely unaware of how the other operates. That’s a fixable problem, writes Ethan S. Ake-Little.
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Calif. District Is Latest to Redo 'Sexist' School Dress Code

Education Week - 6 hours 43 min ago
The new policy amounts to a sweeping reversal of the modern school dress code and makes Alameda the latest school district in the country to adopt a more permissive policy it says is less sexist.
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Education Tops List of Civil Rights Issues on Survey

Education Week - 8 hours 49 min ago
The issue was named ahead of criminal justice, voting rights, freedom of expression, and enforcement by many advisory group members surveyed by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
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Conn. Stumbles in Quest to Use SAT as Achievement Test

Education Week - 8 hours 49 min ago
The state's closely watched bid falls shy of full approval from federal reviewers.
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Was the SAT Leaked? Six Questions Answered

Education Week - 8 hours 50 min ago
Rumors are circulating that the exam reused questions from a test given in Asia last fall. Here's what you need to know.
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School Aid Skirmishes Still Flare in Washington State

Education Week - 8 hours 50 min ago
The state’s supreme court ended a yearslong fight over K-12 funding earlier this summer, but in districts across the state the battles have continued and tensions remain.
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Cash-Strapped Teachers Are Getting Up Early to Tutor Students in China

Education Week - 8 hours 50 min ago
Frustrated by low pay, some U.S. teachers are spending their free time working for online tutoring platforms based in China.
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Teens' Rising Social Media Use Is Not All Bad News

Education Week - 8 hours 50 min ago
Social media use among teenagers is skyrocketing, but educators should take a more nuanced view of the benefits and drawbacks, a survey and experts suggest.
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If Democrats Take House, What Next?

Education Week - 8 hours 51 min ago
If Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, expect them to focus heavily on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' civil rights record.
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Superintendents Confront Grueling Job of Re-Opening Schools in Florence's Path

Education Week - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:33
Fixing shattered windows, flooded classrooms, and caved-in roofs while not losing sight of Hurricane Florence’s steep human toll is a major challenge for superintendents and other school leaders in North and South Carolina communities hit hard by the storm.
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How Puerto Rico's Educators See Their Schools a Year After Hurricane Maria

Education Week - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:02
Teachers and administrators are still grappling with lingering storm damage, the impact of school closures, and how best to address the trauma left by last September's devastation.
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Choice

Education Week - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:19
Alabama children attending private schools on a taxpayer-backed scholarship program are not showing significant improvement on standardized tests, a University of Alabama study has found.
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