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Come for the computers, stay for the books

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based education advocacy group. “It In 2012, budget shortfalls led Beaverton to axe more than 40 school librarian positions. Columnists K-12 Tech Smart online learning Technology access

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

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Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. Like many students in the district, she has no access to the internet at home. K-12 News English language learners Parents poverty Rural schools teachers Technology access

OPINION: Ending the stigma for college students with learning disabilities

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While 20 percent of elementary and secondary students have a learning disability, 94 percent of those students received some sort of help or accommodation while in high school.

OPINION: Despite opposition, homeschooling is thriving

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During the past 50 years, no segment of elementary education has prospered against the odds more than homeschooling. By 2012, about 1.8

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

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When Mary Fair became a teacher in 2012, her classes often contained a mix of special education students and general education students. Bloomfield Middle School, where Fair, Rodriguez, and Herrera teach, chose to partner with the iSTeM program in 2012.

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than the nearby district schools

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The guide also noted that starting in elementary school, all students take Spanish, art and music classes. But many of the 747 charters have implemented policies that critics say make it difficult for lower-income families to access them.