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Schools must still give standardized tests this year, Biden administration says

But schools won’t be held accountable for the results — and states could give shorter, remote, or delayed versions of the exams.

Biden set to nominate Miguel Cardona as education secretary, sidestepping fraught policy debates

The Connecticut education commissioner is a former public school teacher.

In most U.S. cities, neighborhoods have grown more integrated. Their schools haven’t.

A new study finds that, between 1990 and 2015, 72 percent of U.S. cities saw their neighborhoods grow less racially segregated.

Nation’s top teacher in 2016 wins primary

Jahana Hayes said she would work with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who has been the focus of opposition for many teachers.

Supreme Court decision deals blow to nation’s teachers unions

Ruling means that school districts will no longer be able to require their employees to pay negotiating fees to the unions that bargain on their behalf. This could lead to a decline in union membership and dues.

Race, not just poverty, shapes who graduates in America

Plus other education lessons from a new national study.

Study: Performance bonuses for teachers boost test scores

A new study, released by the federal government, suggests that merit-based bonuses are the way to go.