You're More Likely to Pass the Bar Than an Elementary Teacher Licensing Exam

More than half of aspiring elementary teachers fail the Praxis exam the first time, according to an analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality. Source: New feed

Middle School Science Materials Come Up Short in First Review

Just one of six new middle school science series is a good match to national science standards, according to a review by the nonprofit EdReports. Source: New feed

Kansas City Data-Sharing Effort Showcases Ballmer Group's Strategy

A $59 million investment in software developer Social Solutions aims to ease the flow of data among schools and social service providers. Source: New feed

Ex-Microsoft CEO (No, Not That One) Giving Big to K-12

Steve Ballmer and his wife Connie have quietly committed more than $250 million to education-related efforts, but their philanthropic strategy differs from other tech billionaires. Source: New feed

4 Unusual Perks for Teachers That Districts Are Trying Out

From onsite medical clinics and child care, to tiny homes and paid sabbaticals, this video series explores some of the ways school districts are thinking outside the box to...

Don't Be Too Quick to Retain English-Language Learners

The researchers behind a splashy new study join two policy experts to urge great caution before holding back ELLs. Source: New feed

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