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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

‘We can’t out-pay Walmart’: Head Start classrooms close after staff turnover

‘We can’t out-pay Walmart’: Head Start classrooms close after staff turnover Listen to the article 5 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Increased staffing shortages following COVID-19 classroom closures are leading some Head Start programs to once again shutter their doors — this time, permanently.  “We’re facing a …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

Metacognitive skills help develop student voice

Metacognitive skills help develop student voice Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Educators can introduce metacognitive skills in the classroom to encourage and support students who face difficulty knowing when to ask for help, can’t connect new learning to previous lessons, …

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Data breach exposes 820K New York City students’ information

Data breach exposes 820K New York City students’ information UPDATE: June 2, 2022: The New York City Department of Education confirmed in an email that NYC schools are no longer using Illuminate Education products after a January cyberattack on the ed tech vendor led to a data breach of about 820,000 current and former public …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

Diverse student needs must be considered in school shooting responses

Diverse student needs must be considered in school shooting responses Listen to the article 6 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. When Elizabeth Brown took over as principal following a 2018 school shooting at Florida’s Forest High School, she thought her community had made plenty of progress in …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

More states pass bills restricting transgender students on sports teams

More states pass bills restricting transgender students on sports teams Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: More states — including South Carolina, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Indiana — are advancing legislation that would prohibit transgender students from participating on sports teams or …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

EL, high-poverty students struggle to access appropriate virtual learning workspaces

EL, high-poverty students struggle to access appropriate virtual learning workspaces Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: High-poverty students learning virtually during the 2020-21 school year were more likely to lack an appropriate workspace than their peers and also more likely to …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

States use ESSER funding to fulfill teachers’ requests for materials

States use ESSER funding to fulfill teachers’ requests for materials Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Second grade teacher Samantha Ramos’ morning work for her students covers essential lessons, but the English language development teacher at John B. Wright Elementary School in Tucson, …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

Violent threats against schools increase after Uvalde shooting

Violent threats against schools increase after Uvalde shooting Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: In the week following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, multiple school shooting threats have surfaced across the nation, prompting schools to increase security or shut down …

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Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too

USDA invests $100M in school meal program innovation

USDA invests $100M in school meal program innovation Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the launch of a $100 million Healthy Food Incentive Fund to support school meal programs that “innovate and accelerate” initiatives …

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Ed Dept sets timeline for online, adaptive NAEP administration

Ed Dept sets timeline for online, adaptive NAEP administration Listen to the article 5 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. After a majority of the nation’s students went online during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nation’s Report Card plans to follow suit. The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center …

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