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Nearly All Teachers (and Other Public Servants) Who Applied for Loan Forgiveness Were Denied

The Department of Education has denied 99 percent of applications for public service loan forgiveness under a temporary expanded program funded by Congress, a report finds. more Education Week: Teaching Profession
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Low-Achieving and High-Achieving Students Receive Different Instruction, Report Finds

In reading, math, and science, teachers whose students scored low on a national test reported being less likely to ask their classes to engage in higher-order thinking or offer them advanced work than teachers whose students scored high, a report from the National Center for Education Statistics fin more…
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Schools Underreport How Often Students Are Restrained or Secluded, GAO Finds

Left uncorrected, the erroneous data could severely limit the federal education department's ability to monitor, enforce, and oversee potential civil rights violations, the congressional watchdog agency concludes. more Education Week: Special Education
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