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Nation’s Report Card to Shine Spotlight 
on Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Governing Board responds to testing schedule disruptions with a plan
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Victory in “Battle of Classics” Could Save Civilization, Book Says

A defense of the humanities against the dominance of science
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The Quest for an “Automatic Teacher”

A compelling narrative marred by flawed commentary

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Nation’s Report Card to Shine Spotlight 
on Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Governing Board responds to testing schedule disruptions with a plan
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How D.C. Moved Teacher-Hiring Earlier and Used Data To Boost Quality and Diversity

“We do not want to be in a position where it’s August and we’re scrambling to fill positions”
Drana and Jack

Teaching about Slavery

“Asking how to teach about slavery is a little like asking why we teach at all”
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Cognitive Gadgets Theory Might Change Your Mind—Literally

A book by Cecilia Heyes gives teacher-educators something to think about

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

Innovation zones—with autonomy, accountability, independent boards, and extra funding—can bring improvement.

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Declining NAEP Scores Are Flashing Red Lights for the Covid Generation

My claim that the Great Recession was to blame for lower test scores was met with mockery. Here's the case.
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The College Gender Gap Begins in Kindergarten

More male early-elementary teachers, more challenging books could help.
U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) speaking at a meeting of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Don’t Plan on That Federal Education Spending Spree

Ambitious plans to make community college “free” or pre-K “universal” will have to be radically downsized.
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The Problems With Biden’s Universal Pre-K Proposal

"The proposed new investments in universal pre-K are not in step with the realities of the existing mixed-delivery system."

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