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New York teacher evaluation delayed for two years

The use of Common Core-based standardized test scores to evaluate the job performance of New York’s public school teachers will be put on hold while the state works on improving the way the controversial curriculum program is operated. The delay…

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Delaware House to consider special education assessment bill

Legislation allowing parents of students with severe learning disabilities to choose to have them assessed at the end of the year with a portfolio, instead of taking Delaware's standardized testing assessments, is heading to the House floor. Education Committee lawmakers…

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Report shows school disengagement among Latino youth

High dropout rates and school disengagement among Montgomery County’s fast-growing Latino population appear to stem from such factors as low expectations from teachers, a lack of parental involvement and not having regular computer access at home, according to a study…

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Five Items on Arne Duncan’s Summer To-Do List

Summer starts this weekend, but that doesn't mean that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and company get to kick back and work on their tans. The department has a long and wonky to-do list for the summer and beyond,…

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Is the GOP drive to waive school lunch rules dead?

House Republicans have repeatedly delayed votes on a controversial waiver of school lunch nutrition rules amid leadership turmoil and a fierce pushback from first lady Michelle Obama. Democrats suspect that the delay indicates Republicans have concluded they're on the losing…

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