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New math resources from Khan Academy

Khan Academy released new math resources to support teachers and students through Common Core's rollout. The organization has created thousands of interactive exercises covering conceptual understanding, procedural fluency and real-world application.

Fostering innovation: What can health care teach education?

Disruptive innovations have transformed health care recently and brought about the greatest transformation of the system in a generation. Education’s turn could be next.

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K12 Inc. releases 2014 Academic Report

K12 Inc.'s 2014 Academic Report provides an academic performance assessment in K12-managed public schools. Among other findings, it showed that K12-managed schools in a sample of eight states served a higher percentage of special education students compared to the percentage in the total school population in each state.

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Report finds Massachusetts education system needs major overhaul

“The New Opportunity to Lead: A Vision for Education in Massachusetts in the Next 20 Years,” a new report commissioned by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, concludes that Massachusetts districts, schools and instruction must be transformed if the state is to remain a hub of innovation.

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Charting a better future for Detroit Public Schools

Half a decade under state oversight has done little to move the needle at Michigan's largest district. What's next?

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New Jersey has chance to provide better schools and jobs

Thousands of school children, their teachers and other staff face serious health and safety hazards and poor learning conditions in buildings that may be more than a hundred years old.

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Most Rochester students don't attend neighborhood schools

Whether for infestations of insects or crime or simply for convenience, parents in the Rochester School District overwhelmingly send their children to schools other than the ones within walking distance.

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Poorest Minneapolis schools still have greenest teachers

Seniority's role eased, but least-experienced teachers are still concentrated in the highest-poverty Minneapolis schools.

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Chicago Public Schools has 3 schools on 'turnaround' list

After closing nearly 50 schools last year, Chicago Public Schools officials are taking a measured approach on school actions this year, placing just three schools on track to have their staffs overhauled because of subpar performance.

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