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Through a 5th Grader's Eyes: Puerto Rico's School Disruption

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:45
Odaric Rodriguez Ortega misses his teacher and the classes that may not resume again till late November, even as he worries about those who have been hurt by Hurricane Maria.
Categories: Education

Civics Education Shouldn't Put Students to Sleep

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:41
Strengthening our democracy requires students understand some basic facts about government, including how it works, argue two civics-education advocates.
Categories: Education

5 Things to Consider Before Posting Cops in Schools

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:38
School resource officers can be an asset to communities, but only with the right training, writes educator John Rosiak.
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Why This Juvenile-Court Judge Worries About School Resource Officers

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:35
Overreacting to student misbehavior can aggravate matters and even push students to drop out, notes Steven C. Teske.
Categories: Education

Budget Tangles Ensnare Key Early-Childhood Programs

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:33
Congress let the popular Children's Health Insurance Program and a home-visiting program expire at the end of the fiscal year and faces bipartisan pressure to fund them.
Categories: Education

Could Democrats, Trump Team Up on K-12 Issues?

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:32
The recent unexpected deal between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump on the federal debt ceiling raises the tantalizing question of what education policy areas might offer common ground.
Categories: Education

Ruling Sends Kansas Back to Square One on K-12 Funding

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:32
The ruling striking down the state's school aid formula reignites years of fighting over how to assure an 'adequate' and 'equitable' public education.
Categories: Education

Kindergarten Assessments Begin to Shape Instruction

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:32
Schools are looking for ways they can use the kindergarten entry tools to tailor classroom practices with children's academic, social, and physical development needs in mind.
Categories: Education

Hacked Twitter Accounts a New Headache for Schools

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:32
Recent incidents represent a convergence of issues that are increasingly bedeviling K-12 systems: inappropriate social media use and cybersecurity threats.
Categories: Education

At Puerto Rican School, Lifting Spirits With Read-Aloud Event

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:31
Amid efforts to recover from Hurricane Maria, school "should be ... where the community can come together and deal with these issues," said the principal of a K-8 school that hosted a read-aloud activity.
Categories: Education

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