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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Education Week - December 5, 2012

Education Week - December 5, 2012
Test Group Rethinks Questions
Study Dissects Superintendent Job Turnovers
Duncan Sketches Out ‘Long Haul’ Agenda
Student-Teacher Mentoring Targeted
Table of Contents
News in Brief
Report Roundup
Study Finds Housing Aid No Path to Better Education
Training Programs Connect Principals to District Realities
Testing Costs States $1.7 Billion a Year, Study Estimates
FOCUS ON: ARTS: A+ Schools Infusing the Arts, Other Principles Into Study
Union Contract in Newark Includes Peer Review
Startups Target Teachers to Fuel ‘Consumerization’
Striking a Balance in Evaluating Teacher Buying
Digital Divide Strikes College-Admissions Process
Stronger Focus on People Is Seen as Top Priority for Data Use in Education
Blogs of the Week
Fights Loom on Mich. K-12 Overhaul Bills
College Access, Immigration Issues May Catch Fire
Policy Brief
First for States: Same Graduation Formula
Conservative Group Kills Anti-Common-Core Proposal
SIG Program Sees Mixed Results in First Outing, Ed. Dept. Finds
VICKI PHILLIPS & ROBERT L. HUGHES: Teacher Collaboration: The Essential Ingredient
RICK DALTON: Standards Momentum Is Still in Jeopardy
LAURA A. BORNFREUND: The Half-Day Kindergarten/Common-Core Mismatch
TopSchoolJobs Recruitment Marketplace
RONALD A. WOLK: Common Core vs. Common Sense

Education Week - December 5, 2012