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Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

“You get to take tests over again, and you get to see what you’ve done wrong, instead of just getting a bad grade and leaving it like that.”

A high school library in a school district in Mentor, Ohio, was redesigned to fit the school’s vision for blended learning.

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A fifth grader at Maple Hill Elementary School works on a digital lesson as part of the new blended learning program in New York’s Middletown Enlarged City School District. (Photo: Meghan E. Murphy)

School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

How technology is reviving enthusiasm for an old idea in education

Mandatory kindergarten and home economics: What Mississippi lawmakers have proposed for 2017

Dozens of bills proposed to improve, reform education

Horgan Elementary School first-grader Evelina Lucas, right, helps her Chromebook buddy, kindergartener Emily Zhang, in a graphing exercise.

Personalized learning and Common Core: Mortal enemies?

First-grader Evelina Lucas, right, helps her Chromebook buddy, kindergartener Emily Zhang, in a graphing exercise. Photo: Gretchen Ertl Can students learn about what they like, at…

Educators worry schools are botching student discipline reform

This story appears courtesy of Education Week. Teachers in Fresno, California, and Des Moines, Iowa, have come out against their districts’ efforts to reform how students are disciplined. Teachers…

Can children learn from a “mixed-reality” game?

Two Forest Grove Elementary School students show off their block structures for Nesra Yannier to photograph during an experiment. Photo: Jill Barshay PITTSBURGH — At Forest…

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Who benefits from New York’s free college plan?

This story was originally published by the Education Writers Association and reprinted with permission. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to make tuition free year at New York’s public colleges and universities for…

A New Orleans charter network has spent the last year making up teaching for special-ed students shorted two years ago

An investigation found that ReNEW SciTech Academy had inflated how much extra attention it would provide to certain students, and then didn’t provide the extra help to those who really needed it. The Louisiana education department made the charter network find those students and provide help

Budget cuts are taking the heaviest toll on colleges that serve the neediest students

States are disproportionately subsidizing schools whose students are wealthier, whiter

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