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New Advocacy Campaign Calls for Banning Facial Recognition on College Campuses.

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Indeed, last week saw the launch of “ Ban Facial Recognition on Campus ,” a nationwide campaign from the nonprofit advocacy organizations Fight for the Future and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. This kind of technology has also already entered the world of education.

Who is the new U.S. Education Secretary, Miguel Cardona?

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When he was assistant superintendent of schools in Meriden, Miguel Cardona — the state’s new education commissioner — would take new teachers on a tour of the city’s neighborhoods. Credit: YouTube/State Education Resource Center. Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. A series of Read Like a Historian videos prepares educators to effectively launch this type of learning in their classrooms.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world. The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. The hidden treasure of the Global Education Conference is volunteering--you will love it!

Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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Faced with fast-changing instructional models, varying infection rates, decreasing revenue sources, and a variety of natural disasters, how can education finance officials meet the short-term needs of their districts as well as longer-term requirements? By Robert Low.

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

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They reported only districtwide averages, making disparities across districts the primary fodder for conversations about educational inequities. Related: A decade of research on the rich-poor divide in education. Certain special education programs can drive up costs, for example.

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Before assigning homework, ensure that students have a home

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But since it wasn’t our house, they could use the bathroom first,” Kimberly, 12, told the child advocacy organization Children’s Defense Fund for their The State of America’s Children 2014 report. percent or higher in suburban, town, and rural districts,” according to a 2017 report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Homework will always be secondary to a home.

Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students

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The school district provides mobile technology, a digital curriculum, and a high-speed internet connection for the students to use outside of classroom time, which is only a few days a week. Students will be provided with a laptop and a matching case, and a filtered mobile hotspot from Kajeet SmartSpot , writes Joshua Bolkan of THE Journal. Author information Jace Harr | The post Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students appeared first on Education News.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability. Her previous experiences include being a classroom business teacher at the high school and post-secondary levels, assistant director of a vocational cooperative, principal at East Noble High School, and assistant superintendent at East Noble School Corporation. Department of Education Secretary in October 2016.

Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

The school district provides mobile technology, a digital curriculum, and a high-speed internet connection for the students to use outside of classroom time, which is only a few days a week. Students will be provided with a laptop and a matching case, and a filtered mobile hotspot from Kajeet SmartSpot , writes Joshua Bolkan of THE Journal. Author information Jace Harr | The post Cincinnati Offers Blended Bootcamps for AP Students appeared first on Education News.

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Education Politics. ” Via The Chicago Sun Times : “A private foundation started by the late Walmart mogul Sam Walton and his wife has contributed heavily to the Illinois State Charter School Commission and to two charter operators whose schools the state agency has blocked the Chicago Board of Education from closing over poor student performance , records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Gov.

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Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Paid registration is required [link] About the Summit The annual Global Leadership Summit, cohosted by ASCD and GlobalEd Events, will convene classroom teachers, school and district administrators, and thought leaders in a full-day interactive, engaging program that empowers educators to lead classroom, school, districts, states, and policy arenas in supporting students as change agents in their own communities and around the world. Department of Education.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Paloma Garcia-Lopez - Executive Director, Maker Education Initiative - "Maker Movement: Making More Makers" Jeanne Century - Director of Research and Evaluation and Science Education, Outlier Research and Evaluation, CEMSE, University of Chicago - "Is it STEM or Just Good Practice?"

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. Altius Education.