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Weekly NewsBriefs 6/20/22 - 6/26/22

  Money for Children’s Education, Not Schools – By Jess Yass, Wall Street Journal As schools break for summer, it’s a good time to review the return America is getting on its investment ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 6/13/22 - 6/19/22

  Bill would give $25,000 to aspiring school counselors, social workers – By Carolyn Jones, EdSource Bailey Adling would stay up some days until 3 a.m. studying for his master’s degree i...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 6/6/22 - 6/12/22

  NYC Education Dept. bans widely-used online gradebook after security breach – By Michael Elsen-Rooney, N.Y. Daily News The New York City Education Department is barring city public sch...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/30/22 - 6/5/22

  Colorado Gov. Polis signs school finance act, other funding measures – By Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat Per-pupil spending will increase 6% from this year, special education funding will ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/23/22 - 5/29/22

  Chicago Public Schools data breach affects nearly 500K students – By Anna Merod, K-12 Dive Nonprofit ed tech provider Battelle for Kids informed Chicago Public Schools on May 11 it was...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/16/22 - 5/22/22

  Other forces are working against K-12 leaders who are scrambling to hire – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration Layoffs, permanent school closures and steep enrollment declines a...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/9/22 - 5/15/22

  Education Department Announces 161 Students to be Honored as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars – From US Department of Education U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced the ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/2/22 - 5/8/22

  Early childhood education gets $150 million investment from state – By Catherine Shen, Connecticut Public Radio A $150 million injection into the state’s early childhood system would p...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/24/22 - 5/1/22

  Teachers are receiving big raises in many districts. Can you keep up? – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administrator A message to K-12 leaders who are worried about sharing a shrinking ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/18/22 - 4/24/22

  Where is North Carolina losing teachers? – By Alex Granados and Dean Drescher, EdNC.org The State of the Teaching Profession  report  presented to the State Board of Education in Mar...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/11/22 - 4/17/22

  Homeschooling surge continues despite schools reopening - By Carolyn Thompson, AP News The coronavirus pandemic ushered in what may be the most rapid rise in homeschooling the U.S. has...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 4/4/22 - 4/10/22

  With millions in federal dollars, Oregon schools plan to address unfinished learning – By Elizabeth Miller, Oregon Public Broadcasting It’s been one year since President Joe Biden sign...

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Weekly NewsBriefs

  Texas schools won’t lose funding for attendance drops during the pandemic – By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Gov.  Greg Abbott  and the Texas Education Agency announced Tuesday that p...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/21/22 - 3/27/22

  Lawmakers pass largest teacher pay raise in Mississippi history – By Geoff Pendor, Mississippi Today The state House on Tuesday passed the largest teacher pay raise in state history — ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/14/22 - 3/20/22

  Federal funds to help thousands of Georgia’s homeless students – By Cassidy Alexander, Atlanta Journal Constitution Georgia school districts are getting an infusion of cash to help stu...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/7/22 - 3/13/22

  Why 2 districts say moving to equitable grading gives students more hope – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration A shift to a more equitable grading in Nothern California is reduc...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/28/22 - 3/6/22

  Bill would allow for-profit training for Alabama teachers, cut certificate time – By Tricia Powell Crain, AL.com Alabama lawmakers are considering new ways to make it easier to become ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/21/22 - 2/27/22

  Assembly bill could provide students with greater access to STEM courses – By Laura Jennings, Visalia Times Delta Central Valley students could have more access to STEM programs than...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/14/22 - 2/20/22

  District outreach critical as 10M households benefit from Affordable Connectivity Program – By Anna Merod, K-12 Dive The $14.2 billion Affordable Connectivity Program, funded by the ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 2/7/22 - 2/13/22

  2 Mississippi teachers get national recognition – By The Associated Press Two Mississippi teachers have earned national recognition as recipients of the 2020 Presidential Awards for ...

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