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Visual math program leads to huge test score gains in LA

MIND Research Institute’s language-free ST Math spurs excitement in learning
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Educators Oppose Evaluation System

Hundreds of Long Island (N.Y.) public school principals are challenging the state Education Department and criticizing new standards for evaluating educators.

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New Education Dept. Statistics Beg Questions on Race, Ethnicity

The U.S. Department of Education’s statistical and testing arm, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), released its latest “progress” report November 1st: The survey measuring fourth- and eighth-grade scores on the controversial National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, was billed as having found “significant” improvement for both grades in math and a slight improvement in reading — until one examines the numbers.

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Reform Movement 'Wrong,' Educator-Historian Says

Education is in "crisis". That's the message that was conveyed Thursday by education historian Diane Ravitch in a Distinguished Lecture Series appearance at William Paterson University.

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Students Show Growth in Math on National Test

New test scores show the nation's fourth- and eighth-graders are doing the best ever in math, but schools still have a long way to go to get everyone on grade level. In reading, eighth-graders showed some progress.

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Delaware State Mistake Means Change in Partnership Zone Schools

Secretary of Education Lillian Lowery today told the state’s superintendents that the department made a mistake in its list of worst-achieving schools.

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St. Bernard Parish (La.) Schools Continue to Improve and Top State List

St. Bernard Parish's public schools continued their upward trajectory last spring by making it into the top 15 scoring districts in the state, according to baseline state performance scores released Wednesday that combine test results, attendance records and dropout data from the two previous school years.

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Louisiana Schools to Receive Letter Grades This Week

Later this week, parents will learn whether their children's schools are making passing grades.

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Education Groups Join Common Core Math Coalition

Seven organizations have united to provide advice on issues related to the implementations of the mathematics curriculum and assessments

Changing of the Guard in Florida

How will the state’s new education commissioner and governor impact K12 momentum?

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