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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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“School Choice in the Post-Pandemic Era” Webinar Series Begins this Week with Governor Jeb Bush

Union president, superintendents from Dallas and Miami-Dade will also participate
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Making Sure School Performance Measures Provide the Right Diagnosis to Improve Student Outcomes

"How are the students doing?" is a different question from "What does the school contribute?"
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Hanushek Is Winner of $3.9 Million Yidan Prize

Award recognizes author of “Education and Economic Growth” and “Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students?”
The Aztec Gods Tezcatlipoca, Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, as depicted in the Codex Telleriano Remensis.

A Human Sacrifice Too Far

Californians sue to stop Aztec prayer in public school ethnic-studies classrooms

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