1. Learning often ends when students see a grade, says Starr Sackstein, an Education Week blogger and author of Hacking Assessment: 10 Ways to Go Gradeless in a Traditional Grades School. In this video, she offers some quick tips for teachers who want to stop marking student progress with letters and numbers, and instead focus on making learning ongoing. Among other things, she says, teachers should redirect students who ask, “What did I get?” to instead ask, “What did I learn?”

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  2. Once an avid supporter of improving schools through accountability and choice, Diane Ravitch now says those ideas have led education astray.
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  3. Principal Ann Angulo, from Edna F. Hinman Elementary in Henderson, Nev., talks about how she made the best use of her school's stimulus money.

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  4. Education Week Digital Directions interviewed high school students about their use of technology both inside and outside of the classroom.
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  5. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks with Education Week Assistant Editor Michele McNeil about the challenges he faced during his first year in office, including communicating his messages clearly and dealing with the controversy around President Obama's back-to-school speech to students. Peter Cunningham, assistant secretary for the office of communications and outreach, also participates in the discussion.

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