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6/22/17 | The New York Times
A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warns of problems with a federal program that forgives some student loans for teachers and others who take public service jobs. In a new article for Education Next, Jason Delisle and Alexander Holt look at the patchwork of programs and contradictory regulations that complicate loan forgiveness programs.
6/6/17 | The New York Times
Tech entrepreneurs are increasingly using their philanthropy to support school reform efforts. Joanne Jacobs takes a close look at an effort by Summit Public Schools, supported by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, to share its online platform and teacher-created curriculum with other schools around the country for free.
Blending face-to-face and online learning
Can classroom observations identify practices that raise achievement?