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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/6/24 - 5/12/24

SC teacher shortage could get relief as House passes back-door measure ahead of deadline – By Bristow Marchant, The State State lawmakers took action on Thursday to get legislation that ...

Doug Cauthen

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While literacy is a cornerstone of success across all subjects, many upper elementary and middle school students lack the literacy skills they need to learn effectively. In fact, the most rec...

Doug Cauthen

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Detroit Public Schools Community District Adopts Literacy Courseware in 65 Schools

myON provides a personalized literacy environment through high-quality digital texts

The LC Staff

Industry News

Professional Development Resources from Discovery Education to Support Educators All Summer Long

To help educators prepare for the next school year with the latest and best practices in teaching, Discovery Education presents a curated collection of professional development resources cove...

Doug Cauthen


New Teachers Teaching New Readers? Follow Five Facets of Structured Literacy

In the beginning… Back-to-school jitters are real, for teachers and students. Every fall I think of teachers who are doing new things. Teachers all over the country are starting their first ...

Diana Phillips

Share to Care

How Parents Can Play a Huge Role Increasing Literacy (and What to Share with Them)

With National Literacy Month upon us, I find myself reflecting on the unique role parents can play to inspire a lifelong love for reading in their children. As a career educator with 14 years...

Brendan Kells


Audiobooks Show Promise in Aiding Literacy Challenges

Literacy rates in America have dropped in recent years. According to the Center for Education Statistics , 37% and 30% of fourth and eighth graders, respectively, do not meet the standard li...

Ruby Doherty

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The Learning Counsel presents journals, papers and briefs on critical topics in Digital Education.

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Three Near-Term Innovation Areas for K12
K12 human resources are crucial to utilizing the cloud successfully. Roles and responsibilities have all changed dramatically since the start of the pandemic, and a new trend to move to core co...
An Essential Audio Ingredient in Today’s Accessible Learning Environments
Today’s learning environments have changed markedly from just a couple years ago, prior to the pandemic. Tech devices are comprehensively in both the student and teacher hands, but are they missin...
The Gaps Remaining for District Digital Transition
Most administrators know there are still gaps remaining in their school or district’s digital transition. Recent studies including the 2021 Digital Transition Surveys for Administrators and Teache...
5 Steps to Fixing the Hidden Traffic of Records Management Overwhelming Schools
How come digital processes seem easier but are often harder to manage? A major shift to digital teaching and learning in schools has developed an additional digital traffic load for teachers and f...
From Chaos to Learning Recovery: Going from Manual-Digital All the Way to Efficiency
Seeing the Levels of Chaos Helps Anchor Bringing Order Schools and districts that recently lost 4 percent of students to alternatives continued to lose students in 2021 at an accelerated pace (no...
Hybrid Logistics Security
Your district is a brand, and your network security helps power its reputation. With the accelerated move to hybrid learning environments over the past year, school districts across the nation are...