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EDUCATIONWEEK VOL. 33, NO. 23 | MARCH 5, 2014 NATIONAL 1 States Pitch Plans to Pay for College 1 Waiver Pitfalls on Full Display In Wash. State 1 Research Questions Common-Core Claims by Publishers 6 As Calif. Political Winds Shift, Bill Seeks Prop. 227 Rollback 7 Proposed Rules Seek to Limit Junk-Food Ads in Schools DIGITAL DIRECTIONS 1 U.S. Outlines Data-Privacy Guidelines INDUSTRY & INNOVATION 8 Pearson Data System Hits a Bumpy Ride in North Carolina GOVERNMENT & POLITICS 15 Common-Core-Aligned Field Tests Gain Foothold in States 15 Indiana's Draft of Home-Grown Standards Draws Skepticism 16 Push to Expand Pre-K Key Education Topic as Governors Gather First lady Michelle Obama takes part in a yoga session at a Miami recreation center to promote her "Let's Move!" campaign. The Obama administration is proposing new rules to curb junk-food advertising in schools. PAGE 7 COMMENTARY 20 MICHAEL V. McGILL: When Education Is But a Test Score 20 ADAM LAATS: Saving Progressive Education From Itself 21 PATRICIA MONTAGUE: When Students Can't Pay for School Lunch, Everyone Loses 28 DEBORAH MEIER: On the Front Lines In the War on Poverty DEPARTMENTS 4 News in Brief 5 Report Roundup 9, 16 Blogs of the Week 16 State of the States 22 Letters 25 TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace >> BREAKING NEWS DAILY NEW OPINION BLOG Learning Deeply This group blog, hosted by Jal Mehta and Robert Rothman, examines what it takes to ensure that all students are engaged in a rigorous education that prepares them to succeed as adults. WEBINARS Using Transitional Coursework in High School To Improve College Success Friday, March 7, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET Some states and districts now offer transitional curricula for high school students who aspire to college but need more preparation to succeed. This webinar will examine developments in this area, with a special focus on a new Tennessee initiative. Transitioning Elementary Schools To Common-Core Math Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3 to 4 p.m. ET This webinar will bring together two math education experts immersed in teacher training who will discuss the strategies districts can use to help their teachers understand and implement the common-core math standards at the elementary level. FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Atlantic Philanthropies, the California Endowment, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the GE Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the HOPE Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the Lumina Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Panasonic Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. edweek @EducationWeek google+ instagram youtube EDUCATION WEEK (ISSN 0277-4232) is published 37 times per year: weekly except 9/4, 11/20, 11/27, 12/18, 12/25/2013, and 1/1, 2/12, 3/19, 4/9, 4/30, 5/28, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, and 8/13/2014, with an extra issue in January, March, and June, by Editorial Projects in Education Inc., offices located at 6935 Arlington Rd., Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814-5287; (301) 280-3100. Subscriptions: U.S.: $89.94 for one year (37 issues). Canada: $155.94. Foreign: $228.94. Orders must be paid in U.S. dollars. Periodicals postage paid at Bethesda, Md., and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to EDUCATION WEEK, PO Box 3005, Langhorne, PA 19047. Vol. 33, Issue 23. Education Week is a registered trademark of Editorial Projects in Education Inc. Copyright © 2014 by Editorial Projects in Education Inc. All rights reserved. Printed on 45.6% post consumer recycled paper. Joel Auerbach/AP

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