News Update

NEA Offers New Tool to Clear Up 403(b) Plan Confusion

The industry-led Transparency Taskforce and the NEA release 403(b) tool.

Penn. Charter Demands Fair Funding

The Chester Community (Penn.) Charter School announced that it has filed suit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania seeking $3.8 million in overdue funding.

Loss of FLAP Funding Halts Foreign Language Assessments

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) learned in late December that Congress had cut FLAP grant's final year of funding.

Senseye Activates Mobile Devices With Just One Look

New technology that uses one’s eyes to activate the screen, scroll through Web pages and play games makes its debut.

Health Experts Warn Against Students Consuming Caffeinated Energy Drinks

National health associations warn that energy drinks can be hazardous, particularly among student athletes.

People Watch

Where Charter Bargaining Agreements Fall Short

A new report says charter school union contracts lack many inventive provisions.

People Watch

Social-Emotional Learning Combats Educator Burnout

Mounting research shows that addressing the inner lives of teachers may combat teaching stresses.

Education STEM Centers Sprouting in Higher Ed

WPI are Wheelock College are two of many higher education institutions nationwide focusing on preparing its undergraduates to teach STEM topics inside the classroom.

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