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"The problem is not that we have a bunch of racist teachers and administrators. But many aren’t aware of the biases and prejudices that they, like all of us, harbor, and our current system offers very little diversity training to preschool staff,"...
"The problem is not that we have a bunch of racist teachers and administrators. But many aren’t aware of the biases and prejudices that they, like...
An essay that appeared recently in The Washington Post has brought renewed attention to discipline disparities taking place across all school levels...
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"So far, member of Congress have only had one thing to say in response to a revamped IDEA: Get in line."
Outdated funding formulas are causing severe disparities in terms of states' abilities to adequately serve children with special needs. So said...
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Factional warfare such as the Common Core debate is nothing new in the field of education. An opinion writer breaks down the players as each argues...
Factional warfare such as the Common Core debate is nothing new and has been seen throughout the 1900s in the field of education. It is important to...
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Members of both parties have been unable to agree on a fix for the "broken" NCLB law. Meanwhile, states continue to rely on waivers from the law's...
Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates seems to be working in 42 states and the District of...
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New York City spends more than $200 million a year on private schooling when public schools fails to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
A growing number of families seeking private schooling for severely disabled students--at public expense--have butted up against the New York City’s...
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Superintendent David Fleishman will lose $5,000 in pay as a result of his poor judgment. He said he was wrong not to cite the source of the passages...
A superintendent in Boston has been docked a week's worth of pay after he was caught plagiarizing remarks from MA Gov. Deval Patrick in his high...
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Student interest in drones is high, given reports that the U.S. Postal Service, Amazon and even Domino's Pizza are considering using the computer-...
At a school district in Beebe, Arkansas, drones will be making their way into classrooms. After Principal Mike Tarkington watched a segment about...
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An opinion writer argues that the city's decision to record audio infringes on student civil liberties and sparks concerns over privacy.
School buses are a known "hot spot" for bullying. In response, Boston's school department equipped its 750 yellow school buses with microphones and...
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"If you want a break from beach reading, or are aiming for a better grasp of the American education system…here's your summer reading syllabus," said...
The New Yorker has made its archives since 2007 (and a few articles from before that) free for the next three months. That includes some great...
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Growth in technology "not only affects those who instantly have access to information, but also creates greater access to education around the world...
With advances in technology and evolving ideas about quality instruction, it's clear that the education of tomorrow will look different than it does...
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