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Education WEEk VOL. 33, NO. 31 | MAY 14, 2014 BROWN AT 60 NATIONAL 1 Some States Overhauling Vaccine Laws 1 Authors Contend Public Schools Outperform Private Schools 6 At Grade 12, NAEP Achievement Stalls in Reading, Mathematics 7 New NAEP Tech., Engineering Exam Targets Problem-Solving 8 More Educators Say 'Right Amount' of Time Spent on Testing DIGITAL DIRECTIONS 1 Texting Is Used to Keep Students on College Track 20 Use of Geovisual Software Evolving Quickly in K-12 Districts INDUSTRY & INNOVATION 10 Pearson Testing Deal for Common Core Faces Legal Challenge GOVERNMENT & POLITICS 24 Tangles Abound as Waivers Move Into Compliance Phase 24 Ruling May Reignite Debate On Issue of Prayers at School Boards 25 Mentor, Policy Hand Samuel Halpern Dies 26 Safeguard Use of Student Data, White House Report Urges DEPARTMENTS 4 News in Brief 5 Report Roundup 11, 27 Blogs of the Week 32 Letters 33 TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace John A. Stokes recalls his experiences on the front lines of school desegregation. The interview is part of a package of articles and video profiles marking the 60th anniversary of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education. PAGE 1 NATIONAL 1 Demographic Changes, Shifting Rulings Complicate Schools' March to Integration 14 Despite High Court Ruling, Ky. District Stays Integrated 16 Federal Enforcement Key to Brown Legacy 17 TIMELINE: Landmark Desegregation Cases 18 In a Small Mississippi City, a Half-Century Of Legal Battles >> BREAKING NEWS DAILY WEBINARS Tapping Teachers to Play a Lead Role In Common-Core Implementation May 14, 2 p.m. ET Districts across the country are grappling with implementing the Common Core State Standards. Learn about the strategies employed by Nevada's second-largest school system, the Washoe County public schools. PHOTO DISPLAY Scenes From Teacher Appreciation Day Teachers from across the country contributed photos via Instagram documenting the school day from their vantage points. In this online gallery, see the candid, calm, and sometimes chaotic scenes they captured. Instructional Transitions for Elementary Math in the Common-Core Era May 15, 2 p.m. ET Math instructional expert Zachary Champagne will delve into fresh ways of thinking about elementary math in light of the common-core standards, offering new approaches to modeling problems and improving formative assessment. COMMENTARY 28 LETICIA SMITH-EVANS: Still Separate, Still Unequal 28 NICHOLAS DAUPHINE: Hispanics Are Forgotten in Civil Rights History 29 DEREK BLACK: Why Integration Matters 30 LEONARD B. STEVENS: Integration: New Concepts for a New Era 31 DATA: U.S. Schools 60 Years After Brown 36 PIERCE GORDON: I, Too, Am America MULTIMEDIA VIDEO: VOICES OF HISTORY Three people who had front-row seats in school desegregation cases over the past 67 years share their stories. INTERACTIVE MAP: SCHOOL DESEGREGATION PLANS: A NATIONAL CENSUS See an interactive map that details districts under desegregation mandates or agreements. edweek @EducationWeek google+ instagram youtube 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. 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 31. 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. Swikar Patel/Education Week

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