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Top Stories for Tuesday 7/22

The Best States To Raise Kids
A new report shows how America’s children are doing in each state. Washington Post

Who Spends the Most Time in School?
A look at where kids around the world spend the most, and least, time in school. Huffington Post

Breaking Down Tech Barriers
Nonprofits in Oakland seek to help young blacks and Latinos break into the industry. NPR

Nutritious And Delicious?
Surveys show kids are eating more and complaining less about healthy lunches. Education Week

Longer Days Not Necessarily Better
Lessons from a school that scrapped longer student days and made time for teachers. Hechinger

Top Stories for Friday 7/11

Goodbye Arne Duncan?
Partnership of democrats and teachers unions fraying. New York Times

Obama Faces Skepticism
Improving Indian schools includes overcoming distrust. Education Week

Classrooms Getting Competitive
New approach uses multi-player videogames to teach. The Atlantic

More Money, Still Problems
Despite funding 1 million students attend unproductive schools. Huffington Post

Randi: Tenure, Testing, Common Core
Q&A with AFT president Randi Weingarten. NPR

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