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No, Hate Speech Doesn't Violate the First Amendment

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 02:38
Teachers, take note: Students have some misconceptions about how to combat ideas they don't like, writes one social studies educator.
Categories: Education

Absences, Trauma, and Orphaned Children: How the Opioid Crisis Is Ravaging Schools

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:51
David Cox, the superintendent in western Maryland's Allegany County, says his schools need more resources—such as behavioral specialists—to help support students whose families are impacted by opioids.
Categories: Education

ESSA Pushes State Schools Chiefs to Scrap Business as Usual

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:48
Those overseeing state education departments cope with staff and budget pressures even as they welcome new flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Categories: Education

To Be 'Proficient' in Illinois, You Have to Be More Than College-Ready

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:40
Illinois sparks controversy by setting its bar for proficiency higher than the college-readiness score on the SAT.
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What 150 Years of Education Statistics Say About Schools Today

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:41
Even before there was a federal education department, there was a federal education statistics agency. The National Center for Education Statistics turns 150 this year and a look at its studies over those years shows just how much American schooling has grown and changed.
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Sexual Assault Prevention Needs to Start Early

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:36
Schools should teach students self-defense and empowerment strategies to decrease sexual violence, writes nonprofit founder Lee Paiva.
Categories: Education

Middle school cancels Muslim speaker after furor

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:11
Categories: Education