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What do Americans think of Common Core standards? It depends on how you ask.

“When you break down the components ... people are in favor,” says Morgan Polikoff of USC. “It’s just when you call it Common Core people don’t like it."

Vision quest: a simple initiative by the Phillips Institute is making a big difference for public school kids

Now in its eighth year, Phillips Eye Institute's Early Youth Eyecare Community Initiative (EYE) screens 30,000 students annually in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools.

Michael Goar

A forthright Michael Goar steps up to share his vision for Minneapolis Public Schools

Community Partnership Schools will have charter-like flexibility to hire the staff they want, decide (within limits) the length of the school day and year, and choose all or none of the central office’s services.

The $150 million question: What does federal regulation really cost colleges?
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The $150 million question: What does federal regulation really cost colleges?

The answer: No one knows the price of government red tape, including the government.

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Brothers’ keepers: Reinventing school for young black men

Six intersecting life stories provide a window into heartbreak — and glimmers of hope.