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Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:09
New survey data show K-12 technology leaders have been slow to identify and respond to cybersecurity challenges, resulting in problems nationwide.
Categories: Education

New Analyses Boost Claims of Lasting Benefits From Pre-K

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:08
A pair of recent studies reinforce the value of high-quality preschool, suggesting that future research may pivot toward just why such programs are effective.
Categories: Education

Betsy DeVos Sounds Off on Workforce Readiness, Alternatives to College

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:07
Though school choice remains a central part of the education secretary's policy message, she has used recent appearances to emphasize the need for learning beyond the usual post-high school route.
Categories: Education

Democrats Grill Ed. Dept. Nominees on School Choice Priorities

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:04
A Senate confirmation hearing for two top positions in the Education Department gave opponents of the Trump administration's K-12 policy a chance to make their rhetorical case.
Categories: Education

Motion in Congress on Tax Plans With Effects on K-12

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:03
House and Senate proposals differ on changes to the federal tax code that could affect out-of-pocket teacher expenses, school choice, and even federal funding.
Categories: Education

How Mixed-Gender Classes Might Help Boys Read Better

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 21:02
A 33-nation study finds that boys tend to score higher in reading when 60 percent or more of their classmates are girls.
Categories: Education

What the Standards-Based Movement Got Wrong

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 20:59
Three simple questions could modernize classroom instruction and correct the past mistakes of the standards movement, writes educator Jenny Froehle.
Categories: Education