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More than a passion project, literacy advocacy takes a village

eSchool News

Between Seattle, Naples, and the Bahamas, there are advocacy villages everywhere, filled with educators like Hannah Irion-Frake, a third-grade teacher in Pennsylvania who spends her career advocating for and creating readers. “I Literacy advocacy can come in many shapes and sizes.

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SPECIAL ED: ADVOCACY, SECTION 504 & NEW DISCIPLINE

American Consortium for Equity in Education

A SPECIAL EDUCATION REPORT FROM C.A.S.E: ADVOCACY, SECTION 504 AND NEW DISCIPLINE GUIDANCE.Presenting an update from CASE Executive Director Phyllis Wolfram and CASE Policy Consultant Myrna Mandlawitz. Keep Reading SPECIAL ED: ADVOCACY, SECTION 504 & NEW DISCIPLINE.

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TouchMath Introduces Innovative Solutions to Increase Math Accessibility and Dyscalculia Advocacy, Empowering Students and Teachers

eSchool News

These groundbreaking solutions aim to bridge mathematical gaps and advance dyscalculia advocacy. However, only about 15% of students have been screened for dyscalculia, while 40% of math teachers report students performing below grade level. Unlike dyslexia, dyscalculia lacks systematic tracking in the U.S. While more than 45 U.S.

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The State of Computer Science Report Reveals Progress and Challenges in US Education

eSchool News

The 7th annual report on K-12 computer science in the United States dropped today. Dig in to the whole report here. Gender Gap Challenge: The report addresses the persistent gender gap in computer science participation, with young women representing only around 30% of students in computer science courses.

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

Edsurge

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. and abroad, largely for purposes of surveillance and security, as the Financial Times reported last fall.

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Black women are uniquely burdened by student debt, report finds

The Hechinger Report

And for Williams, a higher education senior policy analyst at the advocacy group Education Trust, the personal is also professional. trillion in student debt in America is held by women, and Black borrowers are more negatively affected due to systemic racism, according to a report Williams coauthored, “How Black Women Experience Student Debt.”

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NAEP ‘Nation’s Report Card’ Shows Steep Fall in Math Scores

Edsurge

Over the last two-and-a-half years, students’ math and reading scores saw a historic decline, according to the results of a Congressionally-mandated test—known as the “nation’s report card.” Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, in a briefing with reporters, called the results “appalling and unacceptable.”

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