The nominee to be U.S. Secretary of Education faces a Senate committee next week, and thorough questioning is expected. Here, from several policy scholars, are a double handful of questions. Add your own.
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December 13, 2016
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December 01, 2016
Long Beach Unified, a leader among California school districts, wants to omit the state's performance exam for its 11th graders. Superintendent Chris Steinhauser says that the SAT exam is more useful than the state-required SBAC test.
November 29, 2016
Billionaire voucher and charter advocate Betsy DeVos' nomination to be U.S. Secretary of Education has set off alarm bells. It should. Her agenda is a battle cry: one she should lose. Californians should see she is not confirmed.
November 14, 2016
In California, social emotional learning counts. As Daisy Gonzales writes, educators in the state are also exploring the link between emotional learning and test scores in subject areas.
November 10, 2016
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November 07, 2016
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November 03, 2016
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