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November 26, 2014

Missouri Parent-Education Group Offers Trauma Resources for Young Children

Parents as Teachers, an organization that provides support to families, has worked to maintain a routine as the St. Louis-area suburbs struggle with racial unrest.

November 26, 2014

EdWeek's District News and Leadership Beat Gets New Reporter

Corey Mitchell, who most recently worked as a Washington correspondent for the Star Tribune, will be covering school district news, trends, and education leadership issues.

November 19, 2014

Reports Shed Light on Special Education Woes in Boston, Washington State

The reports show that students with disabilities are falling far short of their typically developing peers in several areas.

November 12, 2014

Rural Districts Band Together to Improve STEM Education

Districts in Florida and Tennessee, among other states, are partnering with local businesses and using videoconferencing to bolster their STEM offerings.

October 30, 2014

Making School Districts More Green: Advice from Experts

Experts weighed in on some of the efforts school districts are making to ensure that their buildings, and their instruction, are green.

October 17, 2014

Teacher Complaints Follow N.Y.C. Special Education Overhaul

New York City is revamping its system to serve more students with disabilities in neighborhood schools, but the road to implementation has been bumpy.

October 15, 2014

State and District Leaders Vow to Reduce Testing, Stick With Yearly Assessments

State school chiefs and urban district leaders committed to eliminating redundant tests, but they also made clear that they will not back away from annual standardized testing.

October 06, 2014

Supreme Court Turns to Administration for Opinion on Special Education Case

The high court, while not promising to hear the case, has asked the Solicitor General's office its opinion on a case related to the "stay put" provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

October 03, 2014

Tiny Oklahoma District Fights State Grade Based on Disabled Students' Test Scores

The Peckham district in northern Oklahoma, which enrolls about 100 students in grades K-8, has about 30 students with disabilities and has seen its state ranking plummet to F over two years, based in part on student test scores.

September 25, 2014

Tupelo, Miss., District to Rework School Discipline Under Civil Rights Agreement

The U.S. Department of Education found that black students in Tupelo "had been disproportionately subjected to discipline at every stage in the district's discipline process."

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