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Questions To Ask About Ed-Tech At Your Kids' School

When a 4-year-old comes home from pre-K proudly announcing that she spent her "choice time" playing on the computer, what's a parent to do?
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Jury Begins Deliberating In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.
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Racist Oklahoma Video Leads To Hoop Skirt Ban On Ga. Campus

The latest fallout from a racist video involving Oklahoma fraternity members is a ban on hoop skirts at University of Georgia social events.

Common Core Means 3 Tests In 3 Years For Michigan Kids

This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Read more about the
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Watch Live: Closing Arguments In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Closing arguments are continuing in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.

Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

In his new book, Raising Kids Who Read, Daniel Willingham wants to be clear: There's a big difference between teaching kids to read and teaching them to love reading.

Talking About Great Teachers At SXSWedu

The NPR Ed Team is all about great teaching so how could we attend the annual SXSW education conference and not

Finalists For UGA Graduate School Dean To Visit Athens

Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia Graduate School are set to visit Athens in the coming weeks. The university says a committee identified the four finalists after a national search.
Atlanta Public Schools

Watch Live: Closing Arguments Continue In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Closing arguments will continue in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy that drew nationwide attention.

Why Many Smart, Low-Income Students Don't Apply To Elite Schools

Right now, high school seniors across the country are trying hard not to think about what is or isn't coming in the mail.

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