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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/13/24 - 5/19/24

Bill to give parents tax money for private school tuition passes Senate, giving Jeff Landry a big win – By Patrick Wall, NOLA.com A bill to give parents tax dollars to pay for private sch...

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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 ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/29/24 - 5/5/24

Changes to Tennessee’s 4th-grade reading law pass after compromise on retention policy – By Marta Aldrich, Chalkbeat Parents of Tennessee fourth graders would have input on whether their...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/22/24 - 4/28/24

One in five North Carolina teacher vacancies are in Exceptional Children departments – By Chantel Brown, EdNC As teacher turnover and vacancies increased in North Carolina during the 2...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/15/24 - 4/21/24

Albany to send $35.9B to NY schools as negotiations over mayoral control continue, Hochul says – By Julian Shen-Berro, Chalkbeat Gov. Kathy Hochul said a preliminary budget agreement w...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/8/24 - 4/14/24

Michigan schools have more teachers, fewer students. Are layoffs coming? – By Isabel Lohman, Bridge Michigan Michigan school districts may need to lay off or otherwise cut more than 5,...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/1/24 - 4/7/24

Modern CTE facilities will boost prospects in rural Idaho – By Darren Svan, ID ED News The state’s bold move to build new career technical education facilities in rural communities lik...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/18/24 - 3/24/24

Tennessee bill to ease reading law’s retention policy for 4th graders clears first hurdle – By Marta W. Aldrich, Chalkbeat State lawmakers advanced legislation Tuesday that would put f...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/11/24 - 3/17/24

Alabama lawmakers have approved a school choice program – By Kim Chandler, AP News Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday signed legislation creating a program similar to school vouchers th...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/4/24 - 3/10/24

More Arkansas school districts hiring unlicensed teachers to cope with staff shortage – By Antionette Grajeda, Arkansas Advocate One in 12 educators working in Arkansas public schools ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/26/24 - 3/3/24

Task force seeks to get new North Dakota teachers past the 5-year mark – By Jeff Beach, The Bismark Tribune Providing more support for teachers in their first years is an early theme o...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/19/24 - 2/25/24

Maine is offering new grants to add more 'community schools' across the state – By Robbie Feinberg, Main Public The Maine Department of Education is offering new funding to h...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/12/24 - 2/18/24

California adding apprenticeships to teacher recruitment toolbox – By Diana Lambert, EdSource Apprenticeships are being added to the long list of initiatives California has undertaken ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/5/24 - 2/11/24

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee budgets $144 million for statewide school vouchers – By Marta W. Aldrich, Chalkbeat Gov. Bill Lee renewed his call for private school vouchers for any student a...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/29/24 - 2/4/24

Charter school overhaul clears major hurdle, advances to House – By Ryan Suppe – ID Ed News Alex Adams, Gov. Brad Little’s budget chief, appeared to satisfy early skepticism for a bill...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/22/24 - 1/28/24

Report: 1 in 3 districts lack dedicated cybersecurity personnel – By Micah Ward, District Administrator Over the past few years, K12 technology leaders have witnessed a significant upt...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/15/24 - 1/21/24

N.C. DPI releases guidebook on the use of AI in schools – By Mebane Rash, EdNC The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) just released a guidebook for the use of gene...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/1/24 - 1/7/24

A look inside California’s continuous trend of declining enrollment – By Micah Ward, District Administration Across the nation, we’re witnessing the effects of a variety of post-pandem...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 12/18/23 - 12/24/23

Kemp announces funding for employee retention, school safety – By Dave Williams, Capital Beat News Service Gov. Brian Kemp is taking aim at state employee retention and school safety. ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 12/11/23 - 12/17/23

Delaware education study recommends increasing funding – By Zoe Stayman, Coast TV DELAWARE - Changes in education funding policies in Delaware are being recommended to policymakers f...

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