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. These advocacy efforts in K-12 schools, she adds, may have influenced the new college campaign.

Music Teachers of Excellence with the CMA Foundation

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Previous Shows Relating to This Topic Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning Making Music with iPads and #edtech Tiffany Kerns – Bio as submitted A common thread throughout Tiffany Kerns’ career has been her dedication to creating meaningful change and advocacy for nonprofit organizations.

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Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

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They encourage self-advocacy skills and foster a growth mindset through t heir award-winning STEM curricula, college-access programs , along with a digital platform for educator professional learning.

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CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

CUE

The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education. Advocacy advocacy ESSA FCC Title IV

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

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CUE Advocacy Update. The bill supports President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative, which provides Federal funding for the next three years for states to increase access to computer science education in elementary and secondary education classrooms. Advocacy Common Core Standards computer science CSTA legislationAssembly Bill 2329, Computer Science Plan by Assemblywoman Bonilla was signed by Governor Brown September 27 th, 2016.

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

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Transcribed by Kymberli Mulford Biography as Submitted Tom Loud is a first-grade teacher at Middlesettlements Elementary in Tennessee. In addition, Loud was one of 50 Teachers in Tennessee selected to participate in an Educator Fellowship through SCORE, (The State Collaborative on Reforming Education), an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan advocacy and research institution that drives collaboration on policy and practice to ensure student success across Tennessee.

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Schools bar Native students from wearing traditional regalia at graduation

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Across the country, some state lawmakers have begun to respond to the demands of student activists and Native advocacy organizations. Elementary to High School News Race and Equity Civil rights Discipline Native education Race The West

How one district went all-in on a tutoring program to catch kids up

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Frankly, students didn’t lose anything, they just never had the opportunity to learn it,” said Allison Socol, an assistant director at The Education Trust, a nonprofit education research and advocacy organization.

Should rich families be allowed to fundraise a better public school education for their kids?

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This year, the Green Lake Parent Teacher Association paid about half that much to cover the cost of the elementary school’s vocal teacher and a portion of a full-time counselor’s salary, among other supports for students.

PROOF POINTS: Could more time in school help students after the pandemic?

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Indeed, many advocacy groups, including the Learning Policy Institute and Ed Trust , are recommending extending learning time next year.

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Sent home early: Lost learning in special education

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One Oregon advocacy organization reported receiving calls from nearly 280 parents about shortened school days from September 2016 to December 2018. Still, Pearson laments that he didn’t get that level of instruction throughout elementary school. “I

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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Is the pandemic our chance to reimagine education for students with disabilities?

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Meghan Whittaker, director of policy and advocacy at the National Center for Learning Disabilities. I don’t think anyone’s going to say that what we were doing worked or was equitable,” said Meghan Whittaker, the director of policy and advocacy at the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

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Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia. Pam Moran on episode 236 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Change One Simple Thing to Start Your Journey to Remarkable Teaching

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Dr. Moran has appeared on the cover of Education Week’s Digital Directions magazine as a “National Mover and Shaker” for her advocacy of a curricular digital integration model, which will be featured in an upcoming profile by Edutopia. Administrators All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Project Based Learning Students Teachers

Reluctance to require suicide prevention education could cost lives, but it’s complicated

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We’ve run into challenges where legislators are reluctant to pass an unfunded mandate,” said Nicole Gibson, the senior director for state policy and grassroots advocacy at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. CODY, Wyo. —

What I Wish My Teacher Knew: One Question That Could Change Everything

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You know, the advocacy is not lost on them. All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Monday Motivation Social Emotional Learning Students TeachersKyle Schwartz on episode 141 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kyle Schwartz @ kylemschwartz asked a question of her students that went viral. Learn the story and the lesson plan and book that will help you build bridges with your students.

When typical middle school antics mean suspensions, handcuffs or jail

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In a recent survey drawing responses from 1,219 teachers and conducted by the charter schools advocacy organization the Thomas B. Its elementary-level suspension rates were among the nation’s highest. Pep rallies are supposed to be joyful, loud and unabashed.

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Editorial: Screens Are NOT a Hoax

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Room 17, Powell Valley Elementary School. Advocacy Connected Educator Education Technology Technology in Education Uncategorized edtech hoax response TIMEEDITORIAL. We try to keep our ears to the ground here when it comes to the public buzzing around educational technology in schools. To be properly responsive and timely, we should know what people are saying about the various tools and techniques out in the world.

PRINCIPAL VOICE: How Zoom features and bureaucracy kneecap distance learning

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Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School Opinion SolutionsA fifth-grade teacher I know laughingly told a parent recently, “I adore having your kid in my class, but I gotta tell you, if I ever passed them on the street, I’d never know, because their camera has never been on.”

OPINION: Creating better post-pandemic education for English learners

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Kids Co-Creating Curriculum

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I was over in one of the elementary schools the other day, and three years ago we were all in awe and kind of gaga about a high school student who was all in with drones, and sort of building and flying, and learning about aviation and drones with his high school peers. Administrators All Grades All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation Maker Movement Monday Motivation Policy Makers Project Based Learning STEM Teachers

OPINION: With many schools choosing online learning, how can we keep the music alive?

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Music teachers need your advocacy and your help. Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School Opinion Arts education CurriculumFRANKLIN, Tenn. Since the onset of the coronavirus in the U.S.

Trying to improve remote learning? A refugee camp offers some surprising lessons

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For example, the focus of last summer’s global virtual camp was leadership and advocacy through the power of storytelling. Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School Future of Learning Solutions English language learners Immigrants and Refugees International online learning

When the man behind the curtain is female: More women now hold key education policymaker jobs

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Samantha Tran, senior managing director of education policy at Children Now, a nonpartisan research, policy and advocacy organization, noticed. “I Elementary to High School News Solutions Funding Law and policy Politics

Climate change threatens America’s ragged school infrastructure

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The nation’s districts spend about $46 billion less per year on facility upkeep than what is needed to maintain a “healthy and safe” school setting, according to a 2016 report from the 21st Century School Fund, a research and advocacy organization.

They didn’t turn in their work for remote school. Their parents were threatened with courts and fines

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During a pandemic, when there’s no uniform way of counting attendance, Hedy Chang, director of the advocacy group Attendance Works, has seen districts rethinking some of these rules, with their ability to do so varying on state flexibility.

How one school is coping with mental health: Social workers delivering technology, food and counseling to kids at home, and open office hours all day — even when school is out

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While some districts have prioritized the mental health of their students, Kelly Vaillancourt Strobach, the director of policy and advocacy for the National Association of School Psychologists, said such districts are the exception.

Forget civics class: Students want to make a difference in real life

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In recent years, the group’s advocacy has led to changes in the district’s graduation requirements, to align them with admissions requirements for California’s university systems, and an expansion of funding for an after-school meal program that had been cut by the school board.

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Do We Still Need Standardized Tests? A Bold New Approach

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During her early years in education she taught elementary and junior high school in New York City. Advocacy Common Core Standards Education Technology eLearning Strategies Symposium Category Page Technology in Education Uncategorized alternative testing computer based learning data data collection ESSA standardized testing

Kids with disabilities blocked from bilingual programs

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But Paul Aguiar, director of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Language Acquisition, said his office routinely fields questions from districts about whether they can keep students with disabilities out of such programs.

If schools don’t overhaul discipline, ‘teachers will still be calling the police on our Black students’

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Still, the law amounts to little more than a statement, said Andrew Hairston, director of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Project at the advocacy group Texas Appleseed.

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

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But I gravitated toward elementary education and once I started doing internship experiences in New Britain, it was sealed for me,” he said. I went from 25 kids to 600 at Hanover Elementary School … Now it’s over 530,000, but it’s still service to kids.”. FROM OUR PARTNER.

Grandparents raising grandchildren under lockdown: When the protectors are the most vulnerable

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But for grandparents raising grandchildren, that’s not possible, said Jaia Peterson Lent, deputy executive director of Generations United, a nonprofit advocacy group. Jaia Peterson Lent, deputy executive director of Generations United, a nonprofit advocacy group.