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To Make Ends Meet, 1 in 5 Teachers Have Second Jobs

Education Week - 17 hours 35 min ago
Nearly 20 percent of teachers work second jobs during the school year, according to recent federal data. And some say that can put a strain on their instruction.
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If Betsy DeVos Scraps the Federal Office for ELLs, Would It Matter?

Education Week - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:14
If U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos scraps the long-standing federal office that supports English-learners, a broad community of advocates and experts, including two former directors of the office, warn the move could harm students who already lag their peers on every academic measure.
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More Than 200 Texas Districts Let School Staff Carry Guns

Education Week - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:47
There are now more than 200 school districts in Texas that have adopted policies allowing staff to carry firearms, a number that spiked in the weeks following a deadly high school shooting in Florida.
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