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Source: International Labor Organization

New California laws make the state first in the nation to adopt human trafficking and sexual abuse prevention education and training for students and teachers.

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Steven Wyman-Blackburn and Ray Bendici
March, 2018
The New School Rules is a book about pursuing education reform. It describes effective ways to build team trust and to lead faculty without micromanaging.

The New School Rules, a book about pursuing education reform, describes effective ways to build team trust and to lead faculty without micromanaging.

Steven Blackburn
March, 2018

Math instruction continues to move further into digital territory, but many lessons still depend on hands-on activities and nondigital materials, such as textbooks.

Ray Bendici
March, 2018

More than half of the states have earned passing marks for developing financially literate students, but nearly 30 percent of states scored a D or worse.

Steven Blackburn
March, 2018
John Gaddis is superintendent of Somerset County School District in Maryland.

John Gaddis, superintendent of Somerset County School District in Maryland, quells parent frustration over repeated snow-day cancellations by posting humorous videos on Facebook.

DA Staff
March, 2018
Takeaways from the 2018 ‘What’s Hot in Literacy’ report

More than 2,000 educators from 91 countries and territories responded to the most recent survey from the International Literacy Association, targeting the most important issues in literacy.

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Two years ago, the Mehlville School District in suburban St. Louis passed a tax levy that included dedicated funding for professional development and strategic plans focusing on middle school STEM programs. For Tina Plummer, assistant superintendent for teaching and learning in Mehlville, that meant implementing the STEM Innovator program with Discovery Education, where staff had ongoing professional development and coaching focused on STEM education and career opportunities.

When Kristie Autrey became curriculum director for Mitchell County School District in North Carolina, and learned the state had partnered with Learning Ally, she jumped at the chance to implement it.

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