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9/27/16 | Boston Herald
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has announced that she will not support a ballot question that would raise the cap on charter schools. Studies find that charter schools in the urban areas of Massachusetts have large, positive effects on educational outcomes, particularly for disadvantaged students.
The philanthropic organization created by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, is making an investment in a startup in India that offers personalized learning services to students. This summer, many experts offered advice to Zuckerberg and Chan about the best way to use their wealth to improve K-12 education.
Blending face-to-face and online learning
Can classroom observations identify practices that raise achievement?