Education Week - February 25, 2015 - (Page CT1)

VOL. 34, NO. 22 * FEBRUARY 25, 2015 AMERICAN EDUCATION'S NEWSPAPER OF RECORD * © 2015 Editorial Projects in Education * $4 BREAKING NEWS DAILY This issue includes Education Week's annual report on 16 exceptional districtlevel leaders across the country. Seizing on creative but practical solutions to improve their school systems, these leaders put those ideas to work and have lessons to share. See the special pullout section in the center of this issue. Discover. Aspire. Lead. MEET THE LEADERS MARCH 18, 2015 RENAISSANCE DOWNTOWN >> WASHINGTON, D.C. Report produced with support from The Wallace Foundation

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - February 25, 2015

Some States Put Parents In Charge of Pupils’ Aid
Common Core Dinged On High School Math
Children of Inmates Seen at Risk
Education Week - February 25, 2015
High Court to Consider Abuse Case
Report Roundup
News in Brief
As Common-Core Testing Season Begins, Some Teachers Feel Pressured to Cover Content
Different Measures Show Graduation Rates on the Rise
Academy for Elite Teachers Aims To Set a Higher Bar for PD
Amid Change, Lab Schools Seek New Missions
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Forum Coaches Ed-Tech Vendors On Data-Privacy Issues
Blogs of the Week
Testing Drama Latest Tension In Indiana K-12
New SIG Rules Offer Leeway Beyond Turnaround Program
Teachers’ Unions Press Congress On Priorities in Rewriting NCLB
Blogs of the Week
State of the States
DAVID PERRIN: A Coach With the Heart of an English Teacher
LYDIA CARLIS: Poor, Black, and Illiterate: Annie’s Hard-Knock Life
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
JACK JENNINGS: Shifting School Reform From the Negative to the Positive

Education Week - February 25, 2015