Story | Jan 20, 2015 | 2:40 PM
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Story | Jan 21, 2015 | 2:30 AMOne of the most important things I've learned after more than 35 years of working is this simple verity: Everyone needs a break during the day. When I arrive at a knotty problem in the writing, I've learned to give my brain some space. Ideas percolate better after a respite.
Story | Jan 18, 2015 | 10:17 AM
Do students take too many tests? Given the complaints about a high-stakes testing culture in classrooms, some states are reviewing the quality and quantity of the tests their students take. Congress is getting into the act, too. On Wednesday, the...
Story | Jan 14, 2015 | 2:44 PM
Story | Jan 12, 2015 | 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON This is the year Congress looks likely to pass an overdue update of the federal K-12 education law, and everyone from parents and students upset about testing, to teachers' unions and advocacy groups, to the U.S. Department of Education is...