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Preparing Students for Life After Special Education? Here's How Federal Dollars Can Help

When can schools use federal funds to help students with disabilities prepare for life after special education? A new resource from the federal education department offers a road map. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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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. ...read 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 ...read more…
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