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High schools fail to provide legally required education to students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

Michelle McLaughlin said Michael’s education did not prepare him for college or career. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, in partnership with the Huffington Post.

South Carolina adopts science video service

eSchool News

Supplementary STEM videos serve to engage students in science learning. The South Carolina State Board of Education approved the adoption with Carolina Biological. We are pleased that the Board of Education has approved them for adoption throughout the State.”.

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Making Is Great Because It’s Chaotic. But Not Everyone Is Looking for Chaos.

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That’s the first word that Anna Kwan, a K-5 STEM teacher at a public school in Aurora, Colo., The consensus among the educators who participated in our focus groups was that making is a way for students to make order out of chaos and that this path is expectedly going to be messy.

Can Individual Tests Really Measure Collaboration?

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That’s the idea at least behind the latest summative assessments from Project Lead the Way , a project-based STEM curriculum, which is introducing new tech-based question types to measure a raft of noncognitive skills from collaboration to general problem solving (in addition to subject-specific questions about engineering or coding concepts). “We Such approaches take training, resources and time, in addition to buy-in from districts, states and educators.

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Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

The Hechinger Report

About one-third of applications were either unavailable for review or failed to include clear numerical academic goals. Educational consultant and former state board member Leslie Jacobs on why charters may have had difficulty reaching projected goals.