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Opinion: New Senate Education Bill Won't Do Enough

A bipartisan education bill the U.S. Senate just passed leaves too much flexibility for states to decide which schools are struggling and when to intervene, argues Evan Stone, the co-founder of Educators 4 Excellence.

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A bipartisan education bill the U.S. Senate just passed leaves too much flexibility for states to decide which schools are struggling and when to step in, argues Evan Stone, the co-founder of Educators 4 Excellence. While the law rightly shifts away from the "overreliance on test scores," the flexibility it gives states might allow some to "hide achievement gaps, and ignore rather than invest in the schools that need the most support," Stone writes. (Hechinger Report)

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