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Morning Read: Senators announce agreement on NCLB rewrite

Craig Clough | April 8, 2015

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Senators announce agreement to update education law
Two key senators have announced a bipartisan agreement on rewriting the No Child Left Behind education law. The Huffington Post

Kindergarteners’ parents scramble for spots in annual rite of spring
The line started forming at Mar Vista during the holiday weekend with parents camping out like Best Buy on Black Friday. KPCC

California high schools violating graduation cap and gown fee law
The practice violates the free public schools guarantee in the state constitution. KPCC

Teachers ‘need time with peers to dig deep’ into Common Core standards
A Bay Area native, Vincent Matthews has been superintendent of the San Jose Unified School District since 2010. Ed Source

50 great apps for teachers
For a change of pace, here’s a list of “awesome” apps for teachers from Scholastic Instructor magazine offering activities for a wide range of subjects. Washington Post

Ed tech must do more to ‘advance equity,’ U.S. Secretary of Education says
The U.S. Department of Education unveiled a new education technology developer’s guide Tuesday during the annual ASU+GSV Summit conference here. The Hechinger Report

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