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More girls than ever took an AP computer-science exam this year, Seattle nonprofit Code.org announced, calling the results "incredible."<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/0PY1dFcha-I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Rachel Lerman, The Seattle Times
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:26 pm
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Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:00 pm
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Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:33 am
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Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:18 am
Republican and Democratic members differed sharply over the impact of the GOP-sponsored bill, which would provide $66 billion to the department, a $2.4 billion cut for fiscal 2018.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/Q6wFHNXiDaw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Andrew Ujifusa
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
A new study suggests long-term use of sign language may hold back the speech and reading skills of children who use cochlear implants to create a sense of sound.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/8kojANYe8mY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Christina Samuels
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
Customizing instruction for every student can generate modest gains in math and reading scores, but it can create major implementation challenges for schools.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/gPDDq666zRs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Benjamin Herold
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
Educators and researchers are working together to shape the next phase of research around social-emotional learning and student engagement.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/AzOXa2vXHAM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Evie Blad
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
The first round of federal feedback has some warning that federal officials are being too prescriptive in weighing how the states intend to put the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/B4ttcQTdszQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Andrew Ujifusa
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
A scoring change to a widely used English-proficiency test has led to thousands of students being retained in classes for ELLs.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/109HTa4jLpU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Corey Mitchell
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
Before shortening the school week to save money, districts should carefully weigh the costs, researcher Paul Hill cautions.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/iqb8P8RbfCA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Paul Hill
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
Many "good" schools are just skating by on their students' privileged backgrounds and family resources, writes Karin Chenoweth.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/6avohhtkIOo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Karin Chenoweth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
The fiscal standoffs that led to brief government shutdowns in a handful of states aren't the last act for policymakers still wrestling with funding issues, including over K-12 aid.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/OnsX_QhegwM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Daarel Burnette II
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 am
The federal financial-aid process is too complicated for students. Here’s how to simplify it, writes a policy expert.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/oYXGMvXUla8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Megan Coval
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:00 am
Educators are watching a few key topics closely as Congress wrestles with how to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/I0tUGGPaZzI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Alyson Klein
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:00 am
A recent Commentary on the "faux psychology" of social-emotional learning provoked readers to respond—both in defense and in agreement.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/ihDPmZUM90U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:00 am
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 11:09 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 9:54 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 9:15 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 8:59 pm
School districts suing for more funding say the state needs to add nearly $900 million over two years for funding to be adequate.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/kqMt02AeNts" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Jonathan Shorman, Wichita Eagle (Kan.)
Posted: July 18, 2017, 8:29 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 6:46 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 5:59 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 5:17 pm
Members of Colorado's largest teachers' union plan to protest U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos when she visits Denver, reportedly to address the American Legislative Exchange Council at its annual meeting.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/Aqv4-qGfRrY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Debbie Kelley, The Gazette (Colo.)
Posted: July 18, 2017, 1:26 pm
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 11:11 am
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Posted: July 18, 2017, 10:59 am
The education secretary will speak on Thursday in Denver to the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a polarizing conservative group that drafts model legislation for state lawmakers on issues including private school choice.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/dPChJYzKIFA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Arianna Prothero
Posted: July 18, 2017, 4:01 am
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 11:18 pm
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 11:17 pm
New assessments and a school accountability system in Oklahoma has led to the omission of a U.S. history state test in the upcoming school year and high school juniors taking a new science test.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/PgFJZ8JB75Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 17, 2017, 10:55 pm
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 9:18 pm
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 9:07 pm
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 8:42 pm
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 4:32 pm
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 9:56 am
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 1:25 am
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Posted: July 17, 2017, 12:14 am
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Posted: July 16, 2017, 6:45 pm
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Posted: July 16, 2017, 12:01 pm
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Posted: July 15, 2017, 7:06 pm
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Posted: July 15, 2017, 3:46 am
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Posted: July 14, 2017, 10:45 pm
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Posted: July 14, 2017, 10:34 pm
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Posted: July 14, 2017, 7:10 pm
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Posted: July 14, 2017, 6:43 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 11:56 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 11:00 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 10:51 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 10:17 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 9:05 pm
With Medicaid under assault in Washington, Georgia’s top community health agency on Thursday approved a program that could more than double the number of school nurses in the state by tapping the federal fund.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/D6OxxTQu2fc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Ty Tagami, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted: July 13, 2017, 8:30 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 7:33 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 7:15 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 6:16 pm
Despite efforts in many states to toughen teacher evaluations, two new studies show that principals rarely give harsh ratings.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/hjGOLvwGa0Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Liana Loewus
Posted: July 13, 2017, 5:16 pm
A group of girls from Afghanistan are finally getting their wish of coming to the United States for a robotics competition.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/QJpYMhnin7I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 13, 2017, 3:25 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 12:10 pm
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 4:59 am
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Posted: July 13, 2017, 2:47 am
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Posted: July 12, 2017, 11:38 pm
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Posted: July 12, 2017, 4:56 pm
Flooding impoverished schools with health and social services is not new, but these so-called "community schools" initiatives are gaining steam in places like New York City. But is it an effective strategy for improving long struggling schools?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/2QUlmnVLZMk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Denisa Superville
Posted: July 12, 2017, 4:00 pm
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Posted: July 12, 2017, 1:58 pm
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Posted: July 12, 2017, 8:15 am
Lily Eskelsen García sat down with Education Week to talk about the National Education Association’s engagement with the U.S. secretary of education, the threat posed by a looming U.S. Supreme Court case, and the union’s new, tougher charter-school policy.
Author: Stephen Sawchuk
Posted: July 12, 2017, 4:00 am
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Posted: July 12, 2017, 3:03 am
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Posted: July 11, 2017, 11:11 pm
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Posted: July 11, 2017, 9:55 pm
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Posted: July 11, 2017, 7:56 pm
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Posted: July 11, 2017, 7:42 pm
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Posted: July 11, 2017, 6:26 am
While many schools don’t discuss LGBT issues, teachers should play a role in shaping students’ understandings of their gender identity, writes Laura Erickson-Schroth.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/5UPRkayxrns" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Laura Erickson-Schroth
Posted: July 11, 2017, 4:00 am
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Posted: July 11, 2017, 2:53 am
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 11:39 pm
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 11:06 pm
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 9:17 pm
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 9:08 pm
From almost the moment Michigan began allowing charter schools more than 20 years ago, the Detroit school district has been active in authorizing them. But that could soon change.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/WF1zHwRybxs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press
Posted: July 10, 2017, 7:45 pm
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 3:09 pm
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 1:44 am
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Posted: July 10, 2017, 12:13 am
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Posted: July 9, 2017, 5:26 pm
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Posted: July 7, 2017, 10:39 pm
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Posted: July 7, 2017, 9:37 pm
Schools shouldn't shy away from teaching how religion has shaped U.S. history and politics, insists Roger L. Beckett.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TeacherMagazineNewsAndInformationForTeacherLeaders/~4/GJr2ibfjDfs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Author: Roger L. Beckett
Posted: July 7, 2017, 9:20 pm
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Posted: July 7, 2017, 2:37 pm
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