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Rise & Shine: Truancy and test scores



  • Study: Absences translate to lower test scores. EdWeek
  • NCTQ study critical of teacher pension systems. Wall Street Journal (registration)
  • Wyoming legislature panel moves to strip some powers from state ed department. Casper Star Tribune
  • Tony Bennett, ousted Indiana ed chief, picked as Florida commissioner. Orlando Sentinel
  • Improving economy may not help school funding. Huffington Post
  • Kansas education board encourages cursive writing. KMUW
  • Complete College America steps up calls for remedial ed reform. Inside Higher Education
  • Is DOE focus on English language learners waning? EdWeek


Rise & Shine

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