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Take Away Their Cellphones

… So we can rewire schools for belonging and achievement
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Deadline Looms for Borrowers Seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As the Biden administration debates loan forgiveness, some 3 million student borrowers—many of them teachers—are eligible for more than $100 billion in debt relief. But do they know?
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Time to Pull the Plug on Traditional Grading?

Supporters of mastery-based grading say it could promote equity
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From Zero Sum to Positive Sum

In the current system, some students succeed at the expense of others. It doesn’t have to be that way.
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Marcus Foster Raised Expectations for All Students

Historian John P. Spencer on one of the first Black superintendents of a large urban district
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Meet the Metaverse

A New Frontier in Virtual Learning
The San Francisco school- board recall effort was led by parents Siva Raj (left) and Autumn Looijen.

School Board Shakeup in San Francisco

Arrogance, incompetence, and woke rhetoric trigger successful recall effort
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“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

Student achievement levels in the Nation’s Report Card: a brief history of “basic,” “proficient,” and “advanced”

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