Monthly Archives: July 2016

Magic reading key

Media captionRoderick Hunt reads Secret of the Sands. They’ve helped tens of millions of youngsters to learn, main colleges brim with them and fogeys both love them or hate them. They’re Biff, Chip, Kipper… and Floppy. Whereas swathes of the inhabitants could also be oblivious to those phonics heroes, to others they’re their first encounter…

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The Myth About the Special Education Gap – by Marcus A. Winters

As public schools, charter schools are legally required to educate all students regardless of the difficulties they bring with them into the classroom. Nonetheless, many are concerned that the charter sector fails to educate all comers. Charter schools are often criticized for not enrolling similar proportions of students with disabilities as are enrolled in schools…

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Proposed ESSA Regulations Limit States on Accountability – by Michael J. Petrilli

As everyone knows, the Department of Education released its latest package of proposed regulations today. Among other issues, this round addresses the heart of the Every Student Succeeds Act: its accountability provisions. The law, as you may recall, represented a major departure from No Child Left Behind, sending significant authority back to the states. It didn’t give…

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