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Counting poor students could get more complicated (The Hechinger Report): Statistics tied to the number of students who qualify for free- and reduced-lunch could become obsolete as new rules go into effect that allow schools to provide a free lunch to all students if certain standards are met. There is no other metric that measures student poverty across the country in a consistent way.

Teachers report high stress levels over new initiatives (The Washington Post): An online, unscientific survey of more than 30,000 U.S. teachers found most report high levels of stress and the inability to make decisions on their own. The survey was created by the American Federation of Teachers, the country’s second-largest teachers union.

Survey finds fewer Hispanics speaking Spanish at home (AP): More Hispanics in the U.S. speak English proficiently and fewer are speaking Spanish at home, according to the Pew Research Center.

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