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Teachers of rporate changes in tinually adapted to inco t recently, an array of image technology. Mos high-resolution diginew tools, particularly technology, and multital images, immersive brought about a funmedia textbooks, have pAge 10> Cheating in N.Y.C., Ga. Found to Hurt Students Back issues are available at $5.00 each, except the January 7, 2016 (Quality Counts) issue at $15.00 each, and the June 2, 2016 (Diplomas Count) and June 9, 2016 (Technology Counts) issues at $12.00 each. Price includes postage and handling via the US Postal Service. Order online:, or call 1-800-445-8250, or fax 215-788-6887. You may also send orders to: Education Week Back Issues, P.O. Box 3005, Langhorne, PA 19047-9105. Copies of the newspaper on microfilm can be ordered from National Archive Publishing Company, 300 N. Zeeb Road, P.O. Box 998, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0998. Phone: 1-800-420-6272. Website: tests is not only common, Cheating on standardized emic effects on students' acad it can also have long-term outcomes. pass ents ting to help stud Like social promotion, chea those who are struggling a high-stakes test can allow like moving to the next les, to get over procedural hurd to hurt them when they try level in school, but it can to rial later on, according mate ult move to more diffic gia, Geor and in New York new research on students -profile high nt rece by ed two states that were rock cheating scandals. sed widespread anomalies In 2011, news reports expo , the nts math and science tests in New York State Rege coreired at the end of many standardized tests requ to graduate. The anomalies subject classes for students 14> pAge 15> Vergara Reversal Leaves Questions, Equity Concerns By Stephen Sawchuk erves s to Break Law to Tap Res Cash-Strapped District Vow political batFed up with years of of Iowa's educatling over the fairness ur Tate, the Arth ula, tion funding form Davenport pubsuperintendent of the balance his to r lic schools, says in orde illegally pull books next year, he will reserves. ict's $2.7 million out of the distr s on the state's It's an amount he base h leaves Dav1971 funding formula, whic d per student enport $175 less to spen districts. compared to some other how much The state tightly controls dipping into and d, spen can districts without unts emergency savings acco ly forbidden. Ofstate permission is strict his superintenficials say Tate could lose state if he goes dent's license given by the board members, ahead, and the district's the plan this oved who unanimously appr criminally. month, could be charged y," said Tate, "I'm tired of the inequalit e 15,500 stuthe head of a district whos e, Hispanic, dents are mostly low-incom e's a high er and black. "I thin k ther at stake here. philosophy and principle worth the same, Every student should be ours are worth and the state is saying much less." 's deputy edustate the er, But Jeff Berg nport's problems cation director, said Dave nistrators admi its that stem from the fact (301) 280-3100 / pAge t's decision to A federal appeals cour student who side with a transgender icted his restsued after his school restr eaching imfar-r have could s room acces nd the country plications for schools arou on this dity clari legal d that have lacke visive issue. "a majo r d calle The deci sion was Gay, Lesbian & turning point" by the and it ork, Stra ight Edu catio n Netw for discussions could help set the tone der sgen for tran about accommodations ol law experts students nationwide, scho said. t judge in VirA federal district cour not defer to the ginia erred when he did ation's interpreU.S. Department of Educ n created under tation that a regulatio Amendments of Title IX of the Education identity, a three1972 applies to gender Circuit Court judge panel of the 4th U.S. d, Va., said in a of Appeals, in Richmon 2-1 decision last week. panel sent the The federal appellate lower court to original case back to the a preliminary inreconsider its denial of n Grimm, a Gavi allow d junction that woul cester County, high school student in Glou at school. oom restr Va., to use the boy's he now identiGrimm was born a girl but Iowa Funding Showdown in By Daarel Burnette ii By Sarah D. 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Cali appeals state a by ion last week's decis job protections court to uphold teacher r: the facto y flash hinged on a far less titutional law. arcana of California cons s in side both From the beginning, owledged that the polarizing case ackn re up befo the it would probably end those gears state's supreme court, and with the plainare already cranking, there. w revie tiffs planning to seek h way any But rega rdle ss of whic ut from fallo future decision goes, the made several the appeals decision has things clear. legal chalFirst, it is unlikely to stop er-employlenges to California's teach lawsuits re futu ment laws, although tack. Second, could well take a different pAge 13> pAge 20> EDUCATION WEEK | October 12, 2016 | | 25

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - October 12, 2016

Bilingual Education Poised for a Comeback in California Schools
Cultural Literacy Creator Carries On Campaign
New Teachers Turn to Web for Mentoring
DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Modern E-Rate Puts Telephones On Hold in K-12
Sides Seek to Avert Chicago Teachers’ Strike
Labor Dispute Simmering In Buffalo, N.Y.
Shooting Reignites Safety Concerns
Kan. Governor: Tax Hike Needed If State Loses Funding Case
Court to Weigh Level of Benefits for Special Ed. Students
Literacy Program Reflects Clinton Policy Agenda
Snapshot: School Finance A Judge Gets Tough
News in Brief
Report Roundup
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
PAUL REVILLE: A Call to Action For K-12 Leaders
LYN MIKEL BROWN: A Field Guide to Girl Empowerment
JOHN URSCHEL: The Winning Equation In Math Education
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Modern E-Rate Puts Telephones On Hold in K-12
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Education Week - October 12, 2016 - 3
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - News in Brief
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Report Roundup
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Labor Dispute Simmering In Buffalo, N.Y.
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Shooting Reignites Safety Concerns
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Kan. Governor: Tax Hike Needed If State Loses Funding Case
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Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Literacy Program Reflects Clinton Policy Agenda
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Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Snapshot: School Finance A Judge Gets Tough
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Education Week - October 12, 2016 - LYN MIKEL BROWN: A Field Guide to Girl Empowerment
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - JOHN URSCHEL: The Winning Equation In Math Education
Education Week - October 12, 2016 - Letters
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Education Week - October 12, 2016 - TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
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