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Agreement reached on education savings proposal

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:41
Categories: Education

Ed. Dept. Budget Plan Hammered by Both Sides in Congress

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:23
Political prospects look dreary for the Trump administration’s plan to slash the U.S. Department of Education’s budget by 9.2 percent if the tone of recent hearings is any measure.
Categories: Education

Teaching Computer Science Is Great, But It's Not Enough

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:23
Students need to learn to question and transform technology’s role in society, write Florence R. Sullivan and Jill Denner.
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Early ESSA Plans Boost District's School Improvement Role

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:23
States are putting a heavy emphasis on the role of districts in turning around their low-performing schools as they submit blueprints for putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect.
Categories: Education

Ed. Dept. Demands More Detail From States' ESSA Plans

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
Some early feedback offer clues about how strict or flexible the U.S. Department of Education will be in interpreting parts of the Every Student Succeeds Act as it decides whether to approve state blueprints.
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Gates, Zuckerberg Teaming Up on Personalized Learning

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
Two of the biggest names in technology and education philanthropy are jointly funding a $12 million initiative to support customized instruction.
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Just 20 Percent of K-12 Students Are Learning a Foreign Language

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
In some states, fewer than 10 percent of students are learning languages other than English, painting a grim picture of foreign language education in U.S. public schools.
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Too Few ELL Students Land in Gifted Classes

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
ELL students are underenrolled in gifted classes, finds an Education Week analysis. But some schools are trying to buck the trend.
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Trump Wants More Apprenticeships—Starting in High School

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
The president signed an executive order aimed at expanding federal apprenticeship programs and allowing the use of federal aid to finance them.
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Setback for Groundbreaking School Choice Program Could Have Broader Fall Out

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
Legal challenges and shifting politics have halted Nevada's groundbreaking education savings accounts program. Will pushback there spill over to other states?
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Belonging at School Starts With Teachers

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
Educators say students need to feel welcome at school to be successful, but some say they struggle to address barriers to belonging.
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Teachers' Cues Shape Students' Sense of Belonging

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:22
Dena Simmons, the director of education at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, says teachers can create environments in which all students can thrive.
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