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Report: State Policies Create Barriers to Early Childhood Charter Schools (08/04/15)

Report: Spending on Instructional Materials Increases for First Time in 6 Years (07/30/15)

Survey: Professors and Employers Find High School Grads Unready for College or Work (07/29/15)

Survey: Teachers Spend $500 a Year of Their Own Money on Classroom Supplies (07/28/15)

Iowa District Offers At-Risk Students Online Option for Graduation (07/23/15)

Survey: Most Teachers Aren't Comfortable Connecting Data to Instruction (07/22/15)

Interactive Map Shows What Percentage of Classrooms Are Connected to the Internet (07/21/15)

Senate Privacy Bill Puts Constraints on Student Data Use (07/16/15)

Report: Proficiency Standards and Student Assessments Vary Between States (07/15/15)

Research: Collaboration Is Key for Teacher Quality (07/14/15)

Google Updates Classroom With User and Developer Tools (07/09/15)

8 Design Steps for an Academic Makerspace (07/08/15)

Moodle Unveils Free Cloud Hosting for Educators (07/07/15)

Ohio Renounces PARCC (07/02/15)

Minecraft Builder Bowl Fosters Immersive Learning (07/01/15)

NMC Horizon Report: Tech Solutions Must Support Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches (06/30/15)

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store (06/25/15)

Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning (06/24/15)

Education Groups Demand Vote on Federal Education Overhaul Bill (06/23/15)

Report: Low Impact 'Distractors' Weakening Ed (06/18/15)

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