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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - February 27, 2013

Education Week - February 27, 2013
Districts Dumping At-Large Races
Standards Worrying Teachers
Universities Train Entrepreneurs for K-12 Schools
Push Under Way for Common ELL Definitions
States Welcome Obama Pre-K Proposal—Cautiously
News in Brief
Report Roundup
5 Largest States Rival or Lag Nation on NAEP Scores
Character Education Seen as Student-Achievement Tool
State Councils Launched to Propel STEM Education
Survey Finds Rising Job Frustration Among Principals
Memphis Evaluating Tech.-Related PD to See What Works
Blogs of the Week
District-Waiver Prospect Still Simmering
Commission Urges Action on Education Equity
Policy Brief
Federal Grant Contest to Aid High Schools Still Work in Progress
Q & A: Ed. Dept.’s K-12 Chief Shares Policy Outlook
State of the States
MARC CUTILLO: Poverty’s Prominent Role in Absenteeism
LYN CANNADAY: A Happy Tale From a Common-Core Classroom
NANCY RAPPAPORT: Why ADHD Medication Is Not Reform
From The Web
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
JACK SCHNEIDER: Rebranding Public Schools

Education Week - February 27, 2013