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EDUCATION WEEK VOL. 34, NO. 3 | SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 NATIONAL 1 Common-Core Tests Loom Large for States, School Districts 1 Study: Teacher Data Remain Untapped 1 School-Level Report Cards Add Health Metrics 1 Language Program Focuses on Dialects 6 In Calif. and Elsewhere, Unions Seek Inroads Into Charter Schools 7 City Districts Write Common-Core Guide For Teaching ELLs 8 Guidance Counselors Push for More Students to Be College-Ready GOVERNMENT & POLITICS 18 Education Issues Loom Large in Pivotal U.S. Senate Races 18 It's Eyeball-to-Eyeball Over K-12 Funding In Washington State 21 Oklahoma, Louisiana Center Stage In Common-Core Fight 9 'Learning Differences' Subject of Fellowship With Global Breadth 10 Group Takes Aim at 'Toxic Nature' Of Nation's Education Policy Debate DIGITAL DIRECTIONS 1 Hard Lessons Learned in L.A. iPad Initiative >> BREAKING NEWS DAILY MULTIMEDIA NCLB Waivers: A State-by-State Breakdown Tom Ford, a school counselor at West Senior High School, dives into paperwork in his office in Traverse City, Mich. He and other guidance counselors have honed their skills and developed new strategies for helping more students get on the path to postsecondary education. PAGE 8 COMMENTARY 22 INDA SCHAENEN: Struggling in Ferguson's Shadow 23 VOX POPULI: Views From the Web on the Michael Brown Shooting 24 JACOB MURRAY & JACKIE JENKINS-SCOTT: We Need Teachers of Color in Our Classrooms 32 ALFIE KOHN: The Deferred-Gratification Myth DEPARTMENTS 4 News in Brief 5 Report Roundup 10, 21 Blogs of the Week 24 Letters 28 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 9/3, 11/19, 11/26, 12/17, 12/24, 12/31/2014, and 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 4/29, 5/27, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, and 8/12/2015, with an extra issue 1/8, 6/4, and 6/11/2015, 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. 34, Issue 3. Education Week is a registered trademark of Editorial Projects in Education Inc. Copyright © 2014 by Editorial Projects in Education Inc. All rights reserved. Have trouble keeping track of which states have had their waivers extended, been put on high-risk status, or lost their waivers? This interactive map has the latest updates on states' waiver status. MAP: The National K-12 Testing Landscape States vary widely in their plans for assessing the common-core standards this school year. This interactive map outlines states' current testing plans, which are more fragmented now than a year ago, when most planned to use the PARCC or Smarter Balanced assessments. PHOTOS Back-to-School Photos Head to the Full Frame photo blog to see the photo editors' favorite back-to-school images from the Associated Press and contributing photographers across the United States. Sean Proctor for Education Week

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Education Week - September 10, 2014