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Schools coping with Common Core turbulence

Fordham Institute offers lessons to district leaders as they continue to implement standards

Teacher’s start-up fills digital literacy gap for students with autism

Autism Expressed was developed by a high school special education teacher in Philadelphia

International students boost U.S. enrollment

Latest SAT overhaul aligns with Common Core

Revised exam will be more closely tied to high school curriculum

Wealthy schools restrain, isolate more students

Teachers in affluent districts tend to more readily remove problem students from the classroom, study says

New Joplin, Mo., schools open three years after tornado

Three new schools are equipped with modern spaces for 21st-century learning

Online learning softens impact of snow days

E-learning days can prevent lost class time when weather closes schools

Students create apps for the hearing impaired

STEM students at Queens, N.Y., high school have series of apps on Google Play store

Dogs sniff for drugs, guns in Michigan schools

Dogs can detect prescription drugs, alcohol, guns and explosives without having to open bags, lockers or cars

Reading, writing, catching and dancing

Districts training classroom teachers to teach PE to keep kids active