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At DeVos' Senate Hearing, Questions Of Choice, Charters, 'Other Options'

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5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017

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What It Means That The High School Diploma Is Now A Moving Target

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Alabama's Science Standards Get A Makeover

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New Tests Push Schools To Redefine 'Good Enough'

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Anti-Test 'Opt-Out' Movement Makes A Wave In New York State

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