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Road to Reform

New initiatives will change the classroom, and how students get there

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 04, 2013

~~<p>Public school students head back to the classroom tomorrow and, other than noting their friends' new clothes or the names of their new teachers, things are probably going to look just about the same as they remember it from the other end of their brief summer break.</p>
<p>Appearances can be deceiving. Beneath the surface &mdash; at least the layer most students see &mdash; the state Department of Education has reached a crossroads in how it delivers lessons, transports students to the classroom and evaluates its teachers &mdash; much of the basics to public schools' operational success.</p>
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Public school students head back to the classroom tomorrow and, other than noting their friends' new clothes or the names of their new teachers, things are probably going to look just about the same as they remember it from the other end of their brief summer break.

Appearances can be deceiving. Beneath the surface — at least the layer most students see — the state Department of Education has reached a crossroads in how it delivers lessons, transports students to the classroom and evaluates its teachers — much of the basics to public schools' operational success. Login for more...



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