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ALAS Education Summit

Join ALAS in Atlanta for the 11th annual ALAS Education Summit, “Transformative Leadership: Preparing Students for the 21st Century of Globalization," from Oct. 15-18. Attend our Round Table Topic Session, Oct. 16, 8:30-10 a.m. and participate in discussions regarding educational challenges, issues and solutions affecting our school systems today. For more information and to register visit us at www.alasedu.org.

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ALAS Education Summit

Join ALAS in Atlanta for the 11th annual ALAS Education Summit, “Transformative Leadership: Preparing Students for the 21st Century of Globalization," from Oct. 15-18. You are invited to the following events: Welcome Reception and Table Tops – Network with your colleagues and meet our Partners, Oct. 15, 6-7:30 p.m.; Fiesta Reception and Raffle, Oct. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Pre-Banquet Reception, Oct. 17, 6-7 p.m.; and the ALAS Awards Banquet, Oct. 17, 7-9:30 p.m. For more information and to register visit us at www.alasedu.org.

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ALAS Education Summit

Join ALAS in Atlanta for the 11th annual ALAS Education Summit, “Transformative Leadership: Preparing Students for the 21st Century of Globalization," from Oct. 15-18. Distinguished Lecture Session panel includes: Dr. Michael Hinojosa, former superintendent Cobb County School District; Dr. Andres Alonso, former superintendent Baltimore City Public Schools; Dr. Lily Matos DeBlieux, superintendent, Pendergast Elementary School District; and Dr. Miguel Pérez, superintendent Jim Hogg County ISD. Come listen to two veteran superintendents and two new superintendents share their stories.

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Closing the school-to-prison pipeline

Districts large and small, urban and rural, are revamping discipline as increasing numbers of experts and educators find that zero-tolerance—and widespread suspension and expulsion—has been ineffective and even discriminatory.

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Lessening school assessment stress

Instead of quizzes and tests that interrupt classroom activity, many districts and testing companies are working on ways to integrate formative assessments into daily instruction and use technology to gather real-time feedback on student progress.

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ALAS Education Summit

Join ALAS in Atlanta for the 11th annual ALAS Education Summit, “Transformative Leadership: Preparing Students for the 21st Century of Globalization," from Oct. 15-18. The deadline for the 2014 ALAS $10,000 scholarship has been extended to Sept. 15. The ALAS Scholarship recognizes Latino administrators for their leadership by providing assistance toward an advanced degree in education. For more information and to register visit www.alasedu.org.

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ALAS Education Summit

Join ALAS in Atlanta for the 11th annual ALAS Education Summit, “Transformative Leadership: Preparing Students for the 21st Century of Globalization,” from Oct. 15-18. Through this event, attendees will challenge themselves and others to become more active in finding solutions that will improve the educational success of Latino students. This national conference is a collaborative, inclusive, nationwide community initiative involving educators and organizations at all levels. For more information and to register visit www.alasedu.org.

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Opinion: Online assessment—Breaking away from ‘bubble sheets’

Proponents say online assessment is the wave of the future. Opponents say teachers and students aren’t ready. Students from poverty may be at a disadvantage, they argue. I would counter that school should be the place that levels the playing field.

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District changes restraint and seclusion policy

Districts that treat students with emotional disabilities with a “one-size-fits-all” behavioral approach across the system must change their policies, according to federal findings in a case against the Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia.

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A new twist on concentration: Standing while you work

A growing workplace health trend is moving to classrooms: More schools are adding standing desks as a tool to increase alertness and combat childhood obesity.

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