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    Kindergarten readiness tests wasting valuable teaching time

    Maryland educators ask board of education to suspend new tests, say better assessments are done during instruction.

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    State news roundup for January 31, 2015

    This week we talk about letter-grade ranking of schools in MI, professional compensation in WA, push-back against damaging health insurance changes in MA and a huge win for IL higher education employees.

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    Former OH charter school educator emphasizes importance of accountability, oversight

    Britt Mickley gives lawmakers contemplating federal charter school program important takeaways for giving students a quality education.

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    Two paths to the State of the Union: a teacher and a DREAMer student

    Teacher David Wilkinson and DREAMer student Ana Zamora share a once-in-a-lifetime experience neither ever imagined — they were in attendance at last week’s State of the Union.

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    NH Supreme Court decision says educators’ retirement benefits can be changed at will

    Court ruling strikes critical blow to retirement security of educators, other public employees serving community

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  1. Kindergarten readiness tests wasting valuable teaching time
  2. State news roundup for January 31, 2015
  3. Former OH charter school educator emphasizes importance of accountability, oversight
  4. Two paths to the State of the Union: a teacher and a DREAMer student
  5. NH Supreme Court decision says educators’ retirement benefits can be changed at will

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