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Indiana faces deadline on new education standards

As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.

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Can Technology Predict Teacher Success?

Inundated with job applications and short on time and human resources, school districts across the country are turning to technology to help them sort through possible candidates and determine their potential effectiveness in the classroom. Here’s how three districts are…

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Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps?

Despite being widely known and universally condemned, the stark gap in teacher quality between schools serving large concentrations of minority students and those educating mainly white students has proved frustratingly difficult to address.

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Bill would ban corporal punishment in Missouri schools

Through 13 years of teaching, Jennifer Kavanaugh never dreamed of hitting a child - not even once. Kavanaugh, now a fifth-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Scotland School in St. Louis, previously taught in a school where children were physically punished…

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Students get hands-on with science

Comeaux High School students hurled white buckets attached to long, yellow ropes into the Bayou Vermilion Wednesday morning to reel in water samples for a chemistry class experiment.

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How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

Paying for college presents a tremendous hurdle to many families, from wading through paperwork and navigating financial aid to understanding the long-term implications of college debt. But what if the city you lived in footed the bill for college? That's what Kalamazoo, Mich., has been doing for…

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