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  • Too much testing is killing recess

    One 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.
  • David DeCoursey, revered leader of Leadership Greater Chicago, dies

    David DeCoursey, revered leader of Leadership Greater Chicago, dies
    David DeCoursey was for 25 years the executive director of Leadership Greater Chicago, which has offered training on civic issues to hundreds of leaders in business, government and nonprofits. "The number of civic leaders who LGC didn't just touch but...

    Congress, states, schools districts debating quality and quantity of standardized tests

    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...

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...

    'No Child' education law expected to be revised this year

    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...