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Editorial: Free-for-All in the Cafeteria

More than a million children attend public schools in New York City. About 780,000 of them are poor enough to qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch. Getting into the program requires somepaperwork, which is a burden but not a…

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Opinion: We Need to Talk About the Test

I’D like to tell you what was wrong with the tests my students took last week, but I can’t. Pearson’s $32 million contract with New York State to design the exams prohibits the state from making the tests public and…

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Teachers, Parents Push for Common Core Delay

An education advocacy group representing more than 10 million teachers, principals, administrators, parents and school board members nationwide said Tuesday policymakers should give states more time to implement the Common Core State Standards and asked for a delay in the accountability…

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School funding plan advances in Illinois Senate

A proposal to dramatically overhaul the state’s school funding formula and allocate more money to poorer districts moved ahead in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday. The regionally divisive issue, however, likely faces a tough road in gaining support from both…

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