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PUBLISHING NOTE The next regular issue of Education Week will be dated Aug. 24. Reservations for advertising are due Aug. 10, and ad materials are due Aug. 12. Education WEEk | AUGUST 3, 2016 NATIONAL 1 N.J. Program Fast-Tracks New Physics Teachers 1 Louisiana Builds Homegrown Standards-Based Curricula 1 Crafting ESSA Plans a State Balancing Act 4 News in Brief 4 Report Roundup 6, 15 Blogs of the Week 22 Letters 25 TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace 1 'Mindset' May Influence Poor Students' Academics 6 Clark County, Nev. Plan Shifts to Decentralization 7 Advocate Moves Needle On Website Accessibility 8 DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: As Pokémon Craze Grows, Educators Weigh Game's Value GOVERNMENT & POLITICS 14 Principals Clamor for Inclusion in States' ESSA Planning COMPLETE CONVENTION COVERAGE DEPARTMENTS Photos by Deanna Del Ciello and Swikar Patel/Education Week VOL. 35, NO. 37 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. COMMENTARY 20 ROSEANNA ANDER & JULIA QUINN: Health Education Holds Key to Violence Prevention 21 FERNANDO M. REIMERS: Our World Is Shrinking; Let's Appreciate It 23 Remembering a Longtime Contributor 28 JOHN B. KING JR.: U.S. Secretary of Education: Let's Educate, Not Incarcerate 14 Minorities Identified for Special Education: Defining 'Too Many' FROM THE CONVENTION FLOOR Catch up on events from the Democratic and Republican national conventions, including the parties' platforms, vicepresidential candidates, and delegates in their own words. THIS ISSUE 1 K-12 Fights for Airtime as Presidential Election Issue 16 The VP Nominees on Education Issues 17 Voices From the Conventions 18 As Presidential Campaign Proceeds, Questions Loom on Prominence of Education as Policy Issue ONLINE > Politics K-12 Convention Coverage: >> BREAKING NEWS DAILY > Compare the Candidates: MULTIMEDIA > Photo coverage: Students on Growing Up Amid Violence Students in urban centers can struggle to make sense of the difficult, and sometimes dangerous, circumstances around them. Hear from participants in two programs that are working to support and empower students of color as they navigate the challenges of living in their Chicago neighborhoods. A Persistent Divide: New Federal Data Explore Education Disparities A deep gulf between the educational experiences of traditionally disadvantaged student groups and their peers on a broad range of indicators persists in U.S. public schools, according to new federal data. Review some highlights from the latest Civil Rights Data Collection-data on more than 50 million students collected from more than 99 percent of public schools and districts in the country during the 2013-14 school year. www. VIDEO Daughter of Brown v. Board Plaintiff Talks Leadership, Topeka, Segregation Cheryl Brown Henderson, the youngest daughter of Oliver L. Brown, the named plaintiff in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case that led to the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning racial segregation in public schools in 1954, discusses current and continuing challenges around race and schooling. edweek @EducationWeek google+ instagram youtube FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo 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 9/2, 11/18, 11/25, 12/16, 12/23, 12/30/2015, and 2/3, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 5/25, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/27, and 8/10/2016, with an extra issue 1/7, 6/2, and 6/9/2016, 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. 35, Issue 37.

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Education Week - August 3, 2016