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Ex-Atlanta School Superintendent, Charged In Cheating Case, Dies At 68  |   

In 2009, Beverly Hall was named national superintendent of the year largely based on her district's improved standardized test scores. But those scores soon came under scrutiny.

Behold The Humble Block! Tools of the Trade   |   

Math. Measurement. Balance. Negotiation. Collaboration. And fun. You might call blocks the anti-app: These smooth maple pieces need no recharging, no downloading.

College: I'll Only Go If I Know (That I Can Afford It)  |   

New research shows if students don't think they can afford college, they may not even apply.

A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down  |   

The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.

Teaching The Holocaust: New Approaches For A New Generation   |   

This year, during the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, some teachers are placing more emphasis on creating lessons about "how Jews lived than about how they perished."

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