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Apparent gunman triggers school lockdown

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 14:08
Categories: Education

Several Ed. Dept. Offices Target of Reorganization

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 22:33
The moves underway by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are part of a broader effort by the Trump administration and aim to "do more with less," an official said.
Categories: Education

Fla. Students Use Social Media to Call for Safer Schools, Then Face Backlash From Internet Trolls

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 22:33
Teenagers turned to Twitter, Snapchat, and other online tools to document the horror of a school shooting and advocate for change, but then faced a disinformation campaign.
Categories: Education

Shooting Survivors Face Long Road to Recovery

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 22:33
Vigils, protests, and marches are helping the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School channel their grief, experts say, but they’re just a start toward recovery.
Categories: Education

Budget Plan Would Slash Ed. Dept. Spending, Boost School Choice

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 22:32
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 proposal would eliminate a few big-ticket K-12 programs and streamline others, while increasing money for public and private school choice.
Categories: Education

Impact Aid Is a Lifeline for Military-Connected Kids

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 21:35
Betsy DeVos has signaled her interest in offering Education Savings Accounts to military families. A superintendent whose district serves military-connected kids thinks that’s shortsighted.
Categories: Education

Reporting School-by-School Spending Data: Inside One State's Approach

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:50
The state has long collected the funding numbers now required under ESSA, but is still working on how to make that data accessible and transparent to the public.
Categories: Education

States Confront New Mandate on School-Spending Transparency

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:49
School-by-school funding data have to be made available to the public under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but doing so can be a daunting task given districts' sometimes-antiquated finance systems.
Categories: Education

A Florida City Forever Changed

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:22
The scene at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the surrounding area after the shootings shifted from chaos and panic to grief, anger, and calls for swift and aggressive action to prevent other school attacks.
Categories: Education