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A Delaware District Could Lose $2.5 Million In Federal Race To The Top Funds

In a unique move, Delaware education officials have threatened to withhold $2.5 million in federal funding from a district for failing to provide its teachers with sufficient time dedicated to planning.

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Former POW Jessica Lynch Finishing Teaching Degree

Jessica Lynch was just 19 when the world first saw her — a broken, blond soldier caught on combat video in Iraq, her face wearing something between a grimace and a grin.

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The Impact of a Principal’s Race

Teachers are more likely to stay in a school run by a principal of the same race as them, according to a new study.
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Group of Oakland (Calif.) Teachers Challenge their District -- and Union -- to Change the Status Quo

Teachers from two East Oakland (Calif.) elementary schools aim to shake up the status quo in the Oakland school district.

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Effective Teaching as a Civil Right: How Building Instructional Capacity Can Help Close the Achievement Gap

Better ways of measuring and recognizing teacher effectiveness must be integrated with systems that develop greater teacher competence and provide incentives for teaching the highest-need students.

How to Avoid Testing Irregularities

One administrator uses professional development to steer clear of inadvertent violations of testing protocol.

Taking the Helm in Cheating Scandals

District leaders are increasing security and laying down the law to avert cheating on high-stakes tests.
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What's Going on Here? American Education Week

American Education Week is observed from Nov. 14 through 19.

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Proposed Ohio Bill Would Expand Voucher Program to All Districts

Not all public school educators opposed Senate Bill 5, though more than a few administrators and school board members stood beside the teachers’ unions in working to repeal the controversial collective bargaining law.

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Education Chief Woos Teachers; NJEA Responds

It was a change in tone: Acting New Jersey State Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf came to the teachers union convention Friday and told educators that he appreciated and valued them and wanted to listen to their concerns.

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