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PUBLISHING NOTE EDUCATIONWEEK VOL. 33, NO. 29 | APRIL 23, 2014 NATIONAL 1 Schools Explore Benefits Of Peer Counseling 1 N.C. Districts Sour on State's Anti-Tenure Law 1 Administration Facing Hurdles In Sustaining Key Programs 6 Juvenile-Justice Systems' Educational Shortcomings Noted 7 School Stabbings Point to Need for Broad Safety Approach 8 For Challenged Readers, Custom-Tailored Texts 11 National Board Ends PrincipalCertification Program 11 College Board Unveils 'Draft' Materials for Redesigned SAT DIGITAL DIRECTIONS 1 NAEP Outlines Plans to Deploy Tablets for Tests 13 Google Amends Terms for Scanning User Data INDUSTRY & INNOVATION 10 Lawsuit Targets K12 Inc. and Stock Sales of Its Former CEO GOVERNMENT & POLITICS 18 Duncan Vows Active Push on Range of Education Priorities 18 N.M. Lawsuit Puts A-F School Grading At Center of Funding-Equity Debate >> BREAKING NEWS DAILY LIVE CHAT How District Leaders Tap Tech To Solve Pressing Problems Thursday, April 24, 4 p.m. ET Two leaders from very different school districts in suburban Arizona and rural Alaska discuss how they are using technology to personalize learning and raise student achievement. The two guests, Gail Pletnick and Daniel Walker, were also recently named 2014 Education Week Leaders To Learn From. INFOGRAPHIC Side by Side: The SAT Changes and the Common Core The College Board has provided an outline of key changes planned for the SAT, to take effect in 2016. See a comparison between the current and redesigned SAT and relevant material from the Common Core State Standards. WEBINAR Improving Teacher Recruitment and Retention Through Schoolwide Change Tuesday, April 29, 2 p.m. ET Susan Moore Johnson, a leading expert on teacher staffing and development, will explore ways schools can recruit and retain high-quality teachers through improvements in administration, professional development, and teacher engagement. COMMENTARY 22 ELLIS HURD & GARY WEILBACHER: Sowing Seeds of Change 22 HEATHER ZAVADSKY: Creating Districtwide Conditions for School Improvement 28 PAUL REVILLE: Stop the Tinkering: We Need a New K-12 Engine DEPARTMENTS 4 News in Brief 5 Report Roundup 14, 20 Blogs of the Week 24 Letters 26 TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace 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 29. 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. Students from two Baltimore high schools walk on the rocks along a Chesapeake Bay inlet. They were participating in a weekend retreat for the Peer Group Connection program at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Md. PAGE 1 The next regular issue of Education Week will be dated May 7. Reservations for advertising are due April 23, and ad materials are due April 25. ON THE WEB: Keep up with the latest education news at Print subscribers receive free access to all online content, from breaking news to Web-only Commentaries and blogs, to 30-plus years of Education Week archives. Matt Roth for Education Week

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