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An Argument for More Standardized Testing?

A College Board study that says grade inflation is rampant in high schools could be used to push for more testing, but educators and experts caution against believing the hype.

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They Wanted Better for Their Students – And Were Willing To Strike To Get It

With the support of their union and community, Vermont educators win more planning time.

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‘Because I Lost My Child, I Want To Save as Many Kids as I Can’

Meet award-winning Oklahoma custodian and coach, James Suttles.

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If You Support Dreamers, You’ll Want To Do This

Send a digital postcard to Congress with your personal message to encourage them to pass the Dream Act.

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It’s Time for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Or Is It?

Ways educators are shaking up — or doing away with — traditional parent-teacher meetings.

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Peril

The Trump-DeVos proposed budget would eliminate the federal program that helps hundreds of thousands of educators and other public-service employees with their student loan debt.

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Coming to America: Books About Immigrants and Refugees

When kids hear about travel bans, border walls, and refugee quotas, they start asking questions. Books can help.

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Encouraging Students Who Refuse To Work

We have all encountered a student who refuses to do school work. While we can do our best to engage the child and build a positive relationship, we cannot do the work for the student. But we can do ours. Here are some suggestions from master teachers.

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