Publication: Education Week

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Learn Student Culture Through Writing Assignments

ByLothar KonietzkoI've always found that getting into the heads of your students is one of the best ways to learn what they bring with them into the classroom. In today's stressful, standardized testing-based culture, it's easy to ignore the importance ... [Published Education Week - 15 hours ago]
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Educators Find Clues in How Students Seek Help

Published in Print: August 20, 2014, as Researchers Find Clues in Ways Students Get Help With ClassworkIf you need help, raise your hand.It's one of the first lessons of school, but as more students learn in and out of classrooms, in person and online, ... [Published Education Week - 20 hours ago]
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Charter School Activists Suffer From Truth Deprivation

, as It's Déjà Vu All Over Again for Charter Schools ''Rarely in the history of education have so many been willing to risk so much on the basis of so little evidence." This cogent statement was included in a 1996 Education Policy Institute report, alluding ... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
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ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, But Participation Is Up

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged; Participation UpStudent performance on the ACT remains virtually unchanged this year compared with last, new data show, although more students than ever are taking the college-entrance ... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
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Finn: Eight of the Toughest Challenges Schools Still Face

, as American Education in 2014: Where We've Come, What's Ahead Reaching the threescore-and-ten milestone recently, and embarking on a new role at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, prompted me to do some stocktaking on the state of American education in ... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Polls Capture Public's Sour View of Common Core

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as Polls Capture Public's Sour View Of Common Core State StandardsPDK/Gallup, Education Next gauge key factors in oppositionThe common core—arguably the biggest issue on the national education landscape—has a serious ... [Published Education Week - Aug 27 2014]
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Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as Male Voices Dominate On BoardsWomen Tend to Just ListenSchool boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices ... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
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Companies Honing Tools to Survey Students About Teachers

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as Companies Competing to Improve Student Surveys in Evolving MarketFew measures of teachers' classroom ability inspire as much optimism among researchers—and as much unease among educators—as surveys of students. ... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
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Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts to Programs

Philadelphia's schools will open Sept. 8, but the district will cut cleaning, repairs, and professional development for some teachers as a result of cost-cutting measures that officials hope will be temporary.Superintendent William Hite said at a press ... [Published Education Week - Aug 27 2014]
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Fiscal Recovery Buoys K-12 Budgets as School Year Opens

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as Fiscal Recovery Buoys K-12 Budgets as 2014-15 Year OpensMost states feel some lift, but aid stream unstableThe modest but steady recovery of state K-12 budgets over the past few years is expected to continue, national ... [Published Education Week - Aug 26 2014]
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Baltimore's Teacher-Pay Experiment Gains Foothold

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as Baltimore's Pay Experiment Gains FootholdRhea Espedido, seated in a hallway of Liberty Elementary School, is one of a handful of “lead” teachers in the Baltimore district. Her new position and higher salary come ... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
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The Teacher Evaluation Confronts the Future

, as Planes, Trains, and Teacher Evaluation In the past decade, two overarching trends have had an outsize effect on America's education landscape. The first is the shift in teacher-evaluation policy whereby states are creating new models for measuring ... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]

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"Discussion helps them see that others have overcome their struggles and gone on to achieve their dreams."
"It's something that's very visible in the classroom, which makes it great for teachers" Ms. Kiefer said
"Students won't learn as much if they don't feel they belong in the classroom," said Tim Hodges, the director of research for Gallup Education. "It's a false choice [when] people say it's [only] the soft stuff, or the academic measures, that matter to students' success."

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Learn Student Culture Through Writing Assignments [Published Education Week - 15 hours ago]
Educators Find Clues in How Students Seek Help [Published Education Week - 20 hours ago]
Companies Honing Tools to Survey Students About... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
Finn: Eight of the Toughest Challenges Schools ... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
Charter School Activists Suffer From Truth Depr... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, But Participati... [Published Education Week - 21 hours ago]
Polls Capture Public's Sour View of Common Core [Published Education Week - Aug 27 2014]
Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts ... [Published Education Week - Aug 27 2014]
Fiscal Recovery Buoys K-12 Budgets as School Ye... [Published Education Week - Aug 26 2014]
Baltimore's Teacher-Pay Experiment Gains Foothold [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
After Journey to U.S., Young Immigrant Starts S... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
The Teacher Evaluation Confronts the Future [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Ad... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
Latest Waiver Move Could Weaken Key Obama Priority [Published Education Week - Aug 23 2014]
Education Activism Begins With Teachers [Published Education Week - Aug 22 2014]
An Arkansas District's Response to Population C... [Published Education Week - Aug 21 2014]
Common-Core Repeal Would Hurt Ohio Education [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
The Five Habits of Creative Teachers [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
Students' Help-Seeking Strategies Offer Clues f... [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
More States Create Independent Charter-Approval... [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
U.S. Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
Popular Child-Poverty Measure Gets Another Look [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
GlassLab Opens Opportunity for Education-Game M... [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Scholars Say [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
At-Risk Students [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
Beyond the Model Minority Stereotype [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
Teachers Say They Are Not Well-Prepared for Com... [Published Education Week - Aug 20 2014]
Districts Weigh Student Retention With Stigma o... [Published Education Week - Aug 19 2014]
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