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KICKBOARD AND OVERCOMING RACISM PARTNER TO INTRODUCE ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

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An opportunity gap occurs when race, class, English proficiency, or other factors perpetuate lower achievement and access. To help K-12 districts and schools achieve equity and create environments that are safe and conducive to learning for all students, Kickboard has partnered with Overcoming Racism to develop a new professional development program called Advancing Racial Equity in Education.

Kickboard and Aperture Education Partner to Help Schools Use Student Behavior Data to Measure Social Emotional Learning

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28, 2018) — Social-emotional learning (SEL) company Aperture Education and Kickboard, which provides technology and coaching for school culture initiatives, have partnered to help schools collect, monitor and analyze data on 40 student behaviors that tie to the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (the DESSA) core SEL competencies. The DESSA SEL Inventory is available exclusively on Kickboard’s platform and is free to Kickboard customers. Charlotte N.C.

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How to Provide Help

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Most PreK-12 teachers have at least 20 students in their classroom at any given moment, and often more. One solution to these dilemmas is for educators to weave “help” into the fabric of their classrooms. Teachers can set up structures, habits, and routines that allow students to think deeply about and access the support they need — which can also give teachers more availability to home in on individual students and skills.

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How Voice-Enabled Technology is Changing the Contours of Higher Education

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Marissa's passion for education came early in her career when she was producing "edutainment" CD-ROM products for The Learning Company. It offers companionship for some and greater accessibility for those with disabilities.

Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster

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Let’s follow Blaine throughout the rest of the day—and learn how his experiences mirror what happens in real life. Here is a little-known-fact, FERPA laws regarding a parent's right to access video footage is unclear. There have been a few court cases where judges ruled that video footage obtained by school officials or other district contractors were not considered education records and were, therefore, not the right of students or parents to access.

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John Bel Edwards has agreed to a mandate that cursive writing must be taught in Louisiana ’s public school classrooms.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “For-profit institutions that cater to service members see chance to connect with students in Senate-passed provision expanding access on military bases.” ” “ Kickboard Looking for New CEO,” Edsurge reports. Education Politics.