Publication: Education Week

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Child-Care, Research Bills on Congressional Short List

Published in Print: September 24, 2014, as Federal Research, Child-Care Bills Make Short ListSurrounded by members of the Senate education committee staff, Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, and ranking member Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., facing him, talk ... [Published Education Week - 18 hours ago]
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Common Core a Litmus Test in Arizona Education Chief's Race

Published in Print: September 24, 2014, as Common Core Proving Litmus Test in Arizona State Chief's RaceThe Common Core State Standards might be one of education's most divisive issues, but in Arizona, the standards are having a unifying effect in the ... [Published Education Week - 18 hours ago]
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Getting Beyond One 'Right Way' of K-12 Reform

Published in Print: September 24, 2014, as This means that we keep working to improve the schools we have, but don't bet all our chips there. At the same time, we should be open to innovation, letting organizations and individuals try things outside the ... [Published Education Week - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Funding Doesn't Follow National Praise for Civic Education

"Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States," by Howard Chandler Christy (1940)—WikimediaWhile the Fourth of July evokes patriotism and pride, Constitution Day, celebrated every year on September 17th, seems more centered on civic duty, ... [Published Education Week - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLs

Published in Print: September 10, 2014, as City Districts Write Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLsMaterial-selection guidelines includedWhat should instruction for a new learner of English look like in a common-core English/language arts classroom?And ... [Published Education Week - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Startup Founders Apply Education Experience

Published in Print: September 17, 2014, as Betty Hsu and Ivan Chang are the co-founders of Professor Word, a Philadelphia-based startup that has developed a tool to help students learn word definitions as they read online.—Charles Mostoller for Education ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Creating the Context for Growth Mindsets in the Classroom

ByElizabeth SteinWhat do teachers do to create memorable connections? I think it boils down to one common theme: making students feel the learning process. Great teachers guide us to connect emotionally with our learning journeys. Most importantly, these ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Making College Access a Local Reality

Published in Print: September 19, 2014, as Making College Access a Reality One City at a Time How can a medium-size American city with its fair share of economic struggles drive a 9-percentage-point increase in the number of public high school graduates ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Texas District Gives 'Improvement Science' a Test Run

Published in Print: September 17, 2014, as Austin School District Tests New R&D Model With Novice TeachersResearch-to-practice time condensedWashingtonWhat if school districts could speed up and slow down research at the same time?The 86,000-student Austin, ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Disability-Focused Charter Schools Renew Inclusion Debate

Published in Print: September 17, 2014, as Special Charters Target Students With DisabilitiesDiana Diaz-Harrison, the founder of the Arizona Autism Charter School in Phoenix, talks with a young student at the school, while Sammy, her son, stands alongside ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Debunking Three Assessment Myths

Published in Print: September 17, 2014, as Since the signing of the Act in 2002, the culture around pre-K-12 education has moved from one in which testing policies and procedures had been a nagging frustration for educators to one in which teachers and ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

States Far From Uniform in Commitment to Kindergarten

Published in Print: September 17, 2014, as Kindergarten: State Policies a PatchworkKindergartner Mason Schmidgall hangs on tight to his mother, Natalie, on the first day of school at Oak Ridge Elementary School in Eagan, Minn. Free, full-day kindergarten ... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]

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...Ninety-one percent of 1,000 people surveyed in January said they felt "teachers should have greater influence over decisions that affect student learning" and 81 percent said they trusted teachers to make "schools run better."
...George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the Education and the Workforce Committee. "It's on suspension because we recognize we need to get it done this year."
"We need a leader in our state department of [education] that will get these people out of the way and stop giving unelected power so much power over your children" she said
...missing the boat," said Roger Desrosiers, the Massachusetts state coordinator for the We the People constitutional debate program, in an interview. "The bottom line is, we have a democracy to protect and to promote, and if we're not educating our young people to be able to monitor, to be able to be vigilant about government—if we're not doing that, how is our government going to be able to continue?"

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Getting Beyond One 'Right Way' of K-12 Reform [Published Education Week - 18 hours ago]
Child-Care, Research Bills on Congressional Sho... [Published Education Week - 18 hours ago]
Common Core a Litmus Test in Arizona Education ... [Published Education Week - 18 hours ago]
Funding Doesn't Follow National Praise for Civi... [Published Education Week - Sep 19 2014]
Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teachin... [Published Education Week - Sep 18 2014]
Creating the Context for Growth Mindsets in the... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
States Far From Uniform in Commitment to Kinder... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
Texas District Gives 'Improvement Science' a Te... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
Debunking Three Assessment Myths [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
Startup Founders Apply Education Experience [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
Disability-Focused Charter Schools Renew Inclus... [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
Making College Access a Local Reality [Published Education Week - Sep 17 2014]
Ed-Tech Leader Gender Gaps Identified in New Study [Published Education Week - Sep 16 2014]
Draft SIG Guidance Details New Turnaround Options [Published Education Week - Sep 15 2014]
Eduflack: It's Time for Reformers, Educators to... [Published Education Week - Sep 15 2014]
Duncan Sounds Partnership Theme on Bus Tour [Published Education Week - Sep 12 2014]
Contempt Ruling Slams Wash. Lawmakers on K-12 F... [Published Education Week - Sep 12 2014]
New Group Takes Aim at 'Toxic Nature' of K-12 D... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
We Need Teachers of Color [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
New Global Fellowship Launched to Train Teacher... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Urban Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for T... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Education Looms Large in Pivotal U.S. Senate Races [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Counselors Work to Get More Students on College... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Michigan Students Get Lessons in 'Code-Switching' [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Principals Leery of New Teacher-Effectiveness D... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
New Reports Grade Schools on Reading, Writing, ... [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
The School Kindness Project [Published Education Week - Sep 10 2014]
Okla., La. Center Stage in Common-Core Battle [Published Education Week - Sep 09 2014]
Dispelling the Myth of Deferred Gratification [Published Education Week - Sep 09 2014]
Legal Feud Over K-12 Aid Continues in Wash. State [Published Education Week - Sep 08 2014]
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