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EdNext Podcast: On State Standardized Testing, Flexibility Is Key

Avoid: "welcome back to school and get ready for the test tomorrow."
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EdNext Podcast: Derrell Bradford on How a Nationwide Teacher Strike Has Closed In-Person Public Schools

"Catholic schools have figured this out, parochial schools have figured this out. It's amazing what masks and market pressure can do."

EdNext Podcast: How Remote Learning Changes Snow-Day Decisionmaking

"Think about snow hours or snow afternoons or snow breaks...Call this 'sleducation.'"
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EdNext Podcast: Parents Use Litigation as a Lever to Open Schools

Kentucky's governor shuts a Christian school while leaving strip clubs, college basketball open
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EdNext Podcast: Projections of Pandemic Learning Loss Were Too Pessimistic, a New Study Suggests

The largest and most comprehensive analysis to date of actual, rather than projected, pandemic learning loss finds math suffered more than reading.
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EdNext Podcast: Detecting and Preventing Racial Bias in Grading

A rubric with specified criteria helps level the differences between writing assignments mentioning "Connor" and "Dashawn."
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EdNext Podcast: Can Biden Forgive Student Loan Debt?

Pressure mounts for executive action ranging from a "universal student loan jubilee" to wiping away $5,000 in debt for each borrower.

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