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Lawyer Picked to Lead Little Rock, Ark., Schools

6 hours 33 min ago
State education officials say attorney Baker Kurrus will be the new superintendent of the Little Rock School District.
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State Takeover Gives Mass. District a Fresh Start

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 5:46pm
The schools in Lawrence have made steady progress in raising student achievement and graduation rates since state education officials stepped in to turn around the struggling district.
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Slashing Dropout Rate Key to Turnaround in Mass. District

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 5:46pm
A campaign in Lawrence, Mass., to convince students not to give up on diplomas includes intensive supports and customized pathways to graduation.
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Racism: An Open Wound for Native Students

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4:37pm
An academic reward turned into a painful experience earlier this year for a group of American Indian students, Robert Cook writes.
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Let’s Drop the Education Buzzwords

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4:35pm
It’s easy for the K-12 profession to get caught up in jargon that sounds important but says little, writes Levi Folly.
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Research Project Aims to Build Better Math Texts

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4:34pm
With a five-year, $10 million federal grant, cognitive scientists are studying ways to remake a popular middle school math series to enhance students' learning.
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Frontiers of Digital Learning Probed by Researchers

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4:32pm
They are examining how emerging technologies facilitate new types of hands-on learning and how technology can provide a window into students’ thinking.
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Same-Sex Marriage Issue Gets Full Airing at High Court

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4:31pm
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments over whether states must license or recognize same-sex marriages, a case with potential ramifications for parental rights in a school context.
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