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Officials: Repealing Common Core could be costly

If efforts in the Alabama Legislature to repeal the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards, the Alabama version of the Common Core standards, are successful, it could be expensive for the state department of education and local school systems.

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Parent groups push ISAT boycott in CPS

A coalition of Chicago Public Schools parent groups is calling for students to skip the Illinois Standards Achievement Test, which is being replaced this year by another test as a key element for promotions and eligibility for elite schools.

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Experts, studies clash on benefits of pre-K

Experts in early childhood education say preschool programs have lasting benefits for children — but some think public pre-K resources should be focused on just low-income kids. While one study found that test-score gains from federally funded pre-K vanished by…

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Class size matters a lot, research shows

Every now and then someone in education policy (Arne Duncan) or education philanthropy (Bill Gates) or the media (Malcolm Gladwell) will say something about why class size isn’t really very important because a great teacher can handle a boatload of kids.

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Inslee: meeting with US education chief productive

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he had a productive meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sunday to discuss options to preserve the state’s waiver from provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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