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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - March 13, 2013

Education Week - March 13, 2013
Next Stage for Testing Envisioned
Downside Seen in Rush to Hire School-Based Police
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Maine Leading Initiative For Multistate Tech. Buys
Amid Uncertainty, Districts Weighing ‘Sequester’ Impact
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Survey Suggests Hurdles for Math, Science Teaching
Both Sides Claim Win in Big-Spending Race for L.A. School Board
FOCUS ON: GREEN SCHOOLS: Sustainable School Spaces Go on National Display
INDUSTRY & INNOVATION: Idaho Pilots Effort To Integrate Khan Academy Videos
Common-Core Tests to Take Students Up to 10 Hours
Blogs of the Week
Waiver Machine Rolls On as Stragglers Climb Aboard
Choice, Standards Stir Alabama Heat
Policy Brief
Inclusion Remains Nettlesome Topic for NAEP Officials
JACK JENNINGS: Working Across Political And Ideological Lines
ELIZABETH NEALE & JONAS S. CHARTOCK: Helping School Leaders Improve
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
ARTHUR E. WISE & MICHAEL D. USDAN: The Political Future of the Teaching Profession

Education Week - March 13, 2013