OPINION: Resuming universal standardized testing in America’s public schools would be ‘foolhardy’

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Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School Future of Learning Opinion Race and Equity SolutionsShould we resume standardized testing of students this spring? Policymakers place great stock in standardized test scores.

PROOF POINTS: Even older teens benefit from catch-up classes

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Long-Run Consequences for University Schooling, Labor Market Outcomes and Inter-Generational Mobility,” was conducted with two other researchers at Brown and Northwestern universities and is slated to be published in 2022 in the Journal of Labor Economics. (An


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Child care, car seats and other simple ways to keep teen moms in school

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Starting in 2022, middle school students are supposed to be taught about birth control, but health courses will remain optional in high school. Lee en Español. This story also appeared in Telemundo.

New data: Even within the same district some wealthy schools get millions more than poor ones

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O’Neal Elementary School, in Elgin, Illinois, none of the third graders could read and write at grade level according to state tests in 2019. Just nine miles away sits Centennial Elementary School, where 73 percent of third graders met grade-level standards on that same test.

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Cuidado infantil, asientos para bebés y otras maneras simples de mantener a madres adolescentes en la escuela

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A partir de 2022, se supone que las alumnas de escuela intermedia reciban enseñanza sobre métodos anticonceptivos, pero los cursos sobre salud continuarán siendo una opción en la escuela secundaria. Read in English. This story also appeared in Telemundo.

How much will it take to reopen, catch up kids, and save public schooling long term?

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In terms of Covid’s impact, Tyton estimates that if there had been no federal stimulus to date, there would be a state budget decline of 5 percent in fiscal year 2021, and 13 percent in fiscal year 2022. Superintendent Chad Gestson has been spending a lot of money lately.

Olvídese de la clase de educación cívica y de la junta de gobierno estudiantil: los estudiantes quieren formas prácticas de influir en las decisiones que dan forma a su educación.

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Vida Mendoza, la estudiante de noveno grado de la escuela Life Academy, espera con gran expectativa el 2022 para estar entre esos votantes adolescentes y elegir a los miembros de la junta escolar. Elementary to High School Hechinger en Español News 2020 Election Civil rights Politics

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

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billion Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund , $3 billion Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund and $307.5 30, 2022. School districts are planning for the upcoming academic year under a cloud of uncertainty, especially around funding.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

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billion Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund , $3 billion Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund and $307.5 30, 2022. School districts are planning for the upcoming academic year under a cloud of uncertainty, especially around funding.

More COVID Funding for Schools and Districts with CRRSA

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Local Education Agencies (LEAs) have until September 2022 to spend CARES Act funding, and until September 2023 for CRRSA funding. K-12 funding has been made available in two different venues: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

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billion Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund , $3 billion Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund and $307.5 30, 2022. School districts are planning for the upcoming academic year under a cloud of uncertainty, especially around funding. Due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, states are facing steep declines in income and tax revenue, leaving district leaders worried about budget cuts in the new fiscal year.

PBLWorks Announces its 2021 PBL Champions

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Waxpool Elementary School (Loudoun County Public Schools, Virginia). The new program will provide annual scholarships for two teachers to attend the PBL World conference starting in 2022.

4 Essential Steps to Secure Funding for Hybrid Classroom Technologies


This second round of ESSER funding is restricted to public K-12 schools and will be available through September 30, 2022. The need for new K-12 classroom technology has never been greater.

Emeritus Expands into K12 through Acquisition of iD Tech Bringing Equitable STEM Education to Adults and Youth Globally

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It positions individuals for success, starting in elementary school and continuing throughout their professional careers. The companies will bring expert instruction in STEM fields to individuals worldwide,with a shared goal of bridging the STEM opportunity gap.


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One week as Joe shared how entrepreneurship was an integrated part of the elementary experience Harshal, a parent at Design39 raised her hand to speak. How You Can Use Clubhouse to Discuss and Design The Future of Education. A guest post by Dr. Sabba Quidwai.

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As schools reopen, will Black and Asian families return?

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The student-to-teacher ratio at her twins’ East Austin elementary school was higher than what state law mandated, she said. As schools reopen, some students — especially those from Black and Asian families — dread going back. Credit: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report.

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The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

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What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country? percent enrollment drop cascades through the whole elementary-to-high-school system as these first graders age and progress into higher grades. million students in 2022 to 14.3 According to one set of projections, it could mean 8.5 percent fewer public school students a decade from now.

ETA hand2mind Commits $100,000 to Match DonorsChoose.org Teacher Requests to Build Student Math Fluency


Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that STEM jobs – requiring strong math skills – are projected to grow to 1 million by 2022. With DonorsChoose.org as our partner, we now have the opportunity to empower even more elementary teachers across the country to positively impact the lives of students every day.” Elementary teachers who wish to submit a project requesting Daily Math Fluency for their classrooms will find the kits on DonorsChoose.org through the Amazon Business link.

Here Come the Virtual Academies


In other ways, it held things up—the district now plans to launch its academy in fall 2022.

Gates Foundation Gives Millions to Improve Teacher Training

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The Teacher Preparation Transformation Centers are: Elevate Preparation, Impact Children (EPIC), sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; the National Center for Teacher Residencies (NCTR); Teacher2, led by the Relay Graduate School of Education; TeachingWorks at the University of Michigan; and University-School Partnerships for the Renewal of Educator Preparation (U.S.PREP) National Center, based at Texas Tech University.

Esports Emerge as Learning and Social Catalyst in Schools


Esports is also a professional industry that in 2018, generated $906 million in revenue, and has the potential of reaching $3 billion by 2022. Dennis also was a classroom teacher for 13 years, with experience in elementary, alternative education, and special education.

LeBron James’ College Promise Starts Long Before Tuition Fees Are Waived


The school currently hosts grades three and four, and plans to add grade levels to reach first through eighth grade by 2022. Beginning in October, the 7,000-square foot institute will also serve as a place where high school students in the I Promise program can receive literacy tutoring and work with graduate students who are pursuing a Masters in Elementary Education and Literacy.

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#AskExcelinEd: What do families want for their children’s education?


The General Assembly shall provide for a system of free public elementary and secondary schools for all children of school age throughout the Commonwealth, and shall seek to ensure that an educational program of high quality is established and continually maintained.

Learning to Code: New Possibilities Through Collaboration at School


million job openings in computer and mathematical occupations by 2022. Students at DCPS’ Burrville Elementary School complete an Hour of Code session. said Cassandra Davenport, a technology coach at Powell Elementary School. But the best win was indeed for the students, many of whom had never coded before: “I learned that coding is something you can actually enjoy,” said Daniel, a fourth grade student at Hyde-Addison Elementary School.

7 Ways We're Confronting Internet Access Challenges—and Our Own Blind Spots


This is a 5-year grant that provides 400 hotspots a year for distribution to our neediest students and will run through 2022. Focus on High-Needs Schools : To meet the needs of middle and elementary schools, we are piloting a Kajeet hotspot project at three of our highest-needs schools. Alex was an enthusiastic 9th grader in my World History course and had just been issued a Chromebook as part of our district’s 1:1 implementation.

New Data Highlight Disparities In Students Learning In Person vs. Remotely


As of January and early February of this year, 44% of elementary students and 48% of middle school students in the survey remained fully remote. Yet in practice, 39% of elementary students with disabilities remained remote, compared with 44% overall. The U.S.

What to Know About Miguel Cardona, Biden’s Pick for Education Secretary


history by fall 2022. Teaching experience. An advocate for programs supporting underserved learners. A focus on tackling the digital divide and resource inequities laid bare by the pandemic.