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Educators keen to learn from summit

An event billed as the World Cup of Education kicked off in Wellington on Friday, with strong warnings against school testing and a call for more enthusiastic support for New Zealand's education system.

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How Teach For America Is Sparking A Revolution

In the quarter century since the idea first saw the light of day, Teach For America has never been far from controversy. But for all its impact in the U.S., it is outside its homeland where it is making the…

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Kansas Senate Republicans offer two school finance plans

Kansas Senate Republicans on Wednesday unveiled two school finance plans that would respond to a recent Supreme Court ruling by adding money for poor school districts. But much of the money would come from cuts in other kinds of education…

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NAEP Provides Vehicle for Study of Read-Aloud Option

Having teachers read aloud a reading-comprehension test to students with disabilities and English-language learners offers a boost in scores without altering what the test is trying to measure, according to a study of about 2,000 California 4th and 8th graders…

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Editorial: Safe passage for Chicago students

When dozens of Chicago elementary schools were closed last year, parents, teachers and school officials worried about one thing above all: the safety of students. Many children would have to walk several more blocks on new routes to attend new schools,…

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