First Bell: July 23, 2014

A PROBLEM OF EXPECTATIONS
A new OECD report finds that more than their international peers, school principals in the U.S. believe that many of their students come from socioeconomically disadvantaged homes. (New York Times)
 
DOUBLE DOSE OF MATH
A study finds that the returns to giving students a double dose of math diminish once those students return to the traditional schedule. (Curriculum Matters)
 
COMMON CORE IN LOUISIANA
A group of parents, teachers, and the Black Alliance for Educational Options have filed suit against Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, arguing that he does not have the authority to withdraw the state from the Common Core. (Washington Post)
 
EDUCATION SPENDING BILL
Politics K–12 takes stock of where each chamber of Congress is on education spending, noting that time to pass a bill is fleeting. (Politics K–12)
 
FORDHAM IN THE NEWS
OZY Daily Dose: “Politicals Battles Ahead for the Common Core Standards

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