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

We need to stop teaching high school subjects separately

We need to stop teaching high school subjects separately Listen to the article 4 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Alyssa McKee is an English teacher in Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia. We are wasting time — our time and our students’ time. We are running around a …

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

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

Illuminate Education data breach now reported in Los Angeles schools, too Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: The major cyberattack that ensnared New York City Public Schools is now known to have affected the Los Angeles Unified School District — thus …

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Curricular Counsel: Boosting student agency with less 'hovering'

Curricular Counsel: Boosting student agency with less ‘hovering’

Curricular Counsel: Boosting student agency with less ‘hovering’ Listen to the article 6 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Giving students more voice and choice in their learning has grown in focus alongside a push to transition from an industrial-era assembly line model of public education to one …

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Monologues can help students build presence, confidence

Monologues can help students build presence, confidence

Monologues can help students build presence, confidence Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: International teacher and literacy consultant Matthew James Friday had his 7th-grade classes write and perform character-driven one-act plays delivered as monologues, using a 10-step process he believed could …

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Maintenance of equity final rule clarifies reporting requirements, extends deadline

Maintenance of equity final rule clarifies reporting requirements, extends deadline

Maintenance of equity final rule clarifies reporting requirements, extends deadline Listen to the article 5 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: A long-awaited U.S. Department of Education final rule for the American Rescue Plan’s K-12 maintenance of equity provision, published Wednesday, clarifies requirements states need to …

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How 3 school leaders are preventing and responding to bullying

How 3 school leaders are preventing and responding to bullying

How 3 school leaders are preventing and responding to bullying In Beth Lehr’s 21 years as an educator, she estimates she’s handled only four cases of “true bullying.” But the assistant principal at Sahuarita High School in Arizona and her staff regularly address “not nice” student actions and exchanges.  Even when those don’t rise to …

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Ed Dept report shows 'pass the trash' state policies uneven

Ed Dept report shows ‘pass the trash’ state policies uneven

Ed Dept report shows ‘pass the trash’ state policies uneven Dive Brief: While all states require prospective employers to conduct criminal background checks on educators, only 27 states require prospective employers to also check applicants’ employment history, eligibility and disciplinary status, according to a report published Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Education. Of those 27 …

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Report: New 3-digit suicide prevention hotline needs significant improvements

Report: New 3-digit suicide prevention hotline needs significant improvements

Report: New 3-digit suicide prevention hotline needs significant improvements Dive Brief: As the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network services prepares to shift to a three-digit phone number — 988 — on July 16, a new RAND Corp. study finds “there is room for improvement” and agencies will need to “work quickly to be ready before …

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How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages?

How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages?

How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages? While U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has continuously pushed for states and districts to use pandemic relief and recovery funds to address the teacher shortage crisis, he announced Thursday how American Rescue Plan fund investments to support the teaching profession can be sustained …

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Why we stay: 3 Massachusetts principals on striking a balance between pressure, progress

Why we stay: 3 Massachusetts principals on striking a balance between pressure, progress

Why we stay: 3 Massachusetts principals on striking a balance between pressure, progress Sacha Garcia-Mailloux is principal of Lt. Clayre P. Sullivan K-8 School. Lori McKenna is principal of Holyoke High School North Campus. Steven Moguel is principal of William G. Morgan Elementary School. It’s a moment when many principals are leaving the profession. According …

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