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Education: No Child Left Behind gets left behind

Education: No Child Left Behind gets left behind

Education: No Child Left Behind gets left behind

When George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002, he was flanked by Ted Kennedy, who had shepherded the legislation through the Senate, and John Boehner, then the head of the House education committee. On December 9th the Senate voted overwhelmingly to replace that law. The House has already passed something similar, and the president is likely to sign a modified version. This new bill, too, has support from both parties. But this time it stems from a shared hatred of Mr Bush’s law.

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Getting Schooled in Single-Sex Education

Getting Schooled in Single-Sex Education

Getting Schooled in Single-Sex Education

Over the past decade, the number of school systems offering single-sex education has skyrocketed. Until recently, single-sex education was mostly barred from public schools and restricted to physical and sexual education classes. Will this controversial practice shape the future of education?

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Issues to Watch

Issues to Watch

What lies ahead? What issues should you be prepared for?

2015 Education Watch List

2015 Education Watch List

2015 Education Watchlist

The more you know about what lies ahead, the more you can prepare for tomorrow. Be prepared to find risks and opportunities by following emerging trends. From managing cost and compliance with the ACA to contributions for public pensions, know what matters in 2015 and beyond.

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Working with the Parents of a Millennial

Neil Howe - Working with the Parents of a Millennial (2:06)

How to Work with the Parents of a Millennial (from Horton Future Forum)

Administrators not only have to worry about the staff they have to manage and the students they have to teach, but they have a third layer of complexity in working with parents.

Just like it's helpful to understand the motivations of generations so they can be best managed and communicated to, the same applies to parents.  This could be the difference between making them your best friend or your biggest adversary.

The ACA and How Employment Breaks Apply for Educators

The ACA and How Employment Breaks Apply for Educators

The ACA and How Employment Breaks Apply for Educators

A local school district hires Mary, a long-time substitute, to be a substitute for Jane during Jane's six week maternity leave and, during that period, credits Mary with 280 hours of service. Jane then returns and Mary is off work for ten weeks. At the end of those ten weeks, the district looks back and measures its part-time and variable hour employees to determine whom it must treat as full-time during the associated stability period. Mary averaged just 10.77 weekly hours during the measurement period. How could she be considered full-time?

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