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10/3/2017

10/3/2017

In her most resolute wording to date, the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that the federal government should not create a new private school choice program—a far cry from where she stood on that issue upon her confirmation eight months ago.

10/3/2017

Hawaii’s new schools superintendent will face an evaluation process that aims to be more fluid and include more input from both education administrators and members of the public. That’s the idea behind a proposed blueprint of the process recently released by the state Board of Education.

10/2/2017

10/2/2017

Achieve3000 is taking the research from Visible Learning for Literacy, a book written by Drs. Douglas Fisher, John Hattie and Nancy Frey, to launch a new instructional model called Read-Discuss-Read. It is designed to increase student comprehension through repeated readings, classroom discussion and debate.

10/2/2017

Think back to grade school for a moment and envision that one teacher who could captivate you more than any other. Did that teacher look a bit like you? One recent study says: probably. Surveyed students reported putting forth more effort in school and having higher college aspirations.

10/2/2017

A drop in football enrollment is forcing some districts to make tough program cuts, and is inspiring others to seek creative ways to keep the sport afloat.

10/2/2017

In the latest in the ongoing argument between the West Virginia Citizens Defense League and the City of Charleston, a judge has ruled that people cannot carry when the board of education leases a municipal recreation center for school-sponsored events.

10/2/2017

A mindset of not wanting to go to college, among other reasons, has given rise to a reality that’s gotten lost in the impassioned debate over who gets to go to college, which often focuses on low-income people of color. The high-school graduates who head off to campus in the lowest proportions in America are the ones from rural places.

10/2/2017

Learn strategies from Boston Public Schools and Frisco ISD for reaching all students through cutting-edge STEM programs.

10/2/2017

In a series of proposed new policies to make school discipline fairer, Washington state education leaders are officially stating that school discipline must be “culturally responsive” and communities must be part of efforts to address student misbehavior.

10/2/2017

The Pascagoula-Gautier School District filed suit against the city of Pascagoula asking the courts to make Pascagoula give it the tax increase it says it needs to run the school system and make improvements.

10/2/2017

Starting in the 2017-18 school year, Lyon County School District and Northeastern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program will provide video coaching to educators via Edthena to enrich educators’ professional learning.

10/2/2017

A report found that the students who pursue dual-credit coursework tend to have higher academic aptitudes that explain their superior college performance, calling into question whether the early collegiate studies warrant annual state spending that has grown to $54 million.

10/2/2017

Students will have a dizzying array of "college and career pathways" to choose from next year, but they'll need to choose carefully. The Indiana district's new "all-choice" high school model means students won't have to change schools if they move to a new address, and the district plans to discourage moving between high schools at all.

10/2/2017

Most of us understand the importance of children having good attendance at school, but a new study suggests that Rhode Islanders should also be concerned about the attendance of teachers. It reveals that 37 percent of public school district teachers miss more than 10 days of school a year.

10/2/2017

The lack of diversity among public school teachers is “significant,” and the state should take steps to hire more minority educators, according to an analysis by a task force the state created this year. Minority students comprise about 49 percent of the population, while only 21 percent of teachers are minorities.

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