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Smarter Balanced Teachers Meet To Develop New Test Questions (06/03/15)

Proposed Legislation May Expand Charter Schools, Reduce Teacher Licensing Requirements (06/02/15)

Counselors Mixed on Which College Entrance Exam Students Should Take (05/28/15)

'Honesty Gap' Misleads Parents and Educators on Student Proficiency (05/27/15)

Researchers To Study Student Achievement at Virtual Schools (05/26/15)

Anti-Poverty Initiatives Are Top Priority for State Teachers of the Year (05/21/15)

Charter Organizations Developing Their Own Teacher Training Programs (05/20/15)

California Physics Students Expose Energy Suck at District Office (05/19/15)

Amazon Launches Free AWS Service for Educators and Students (05/14/15)

Report: Grad Rates Inch Closer to 2020 Goal (05/13/15)

Research: Young Students Learn Better with Mix of Virtual and Real Worlds (05/12/15)

Survey: More Educators Are Using Social Media for Fundraising (05/07/15)

Google Classroom Adds Mobile Editing, Grading (05/06/15)

Despite Challenges, Most K-12 Teachers Would Recommend the Profession (05/05/15)

Research: Short Online Interventions Can Improve Student Achievement (04/29/15)

Colleges in 6 States Will Now Use Smarter Balanced Scores as Part of Placement (04/28/15)

Report: California Voters Back Common Core (04/21/15)

LAUSD 'Extremely Dissatisfied' with Pearson and Apple, Demands Refund (04/16/15)

Report: Schools Should Focus More on Soft Skills (04/15/15)

PARCC Moves to Open Source Platform for Non-Summative Assessments (04/14/15)

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