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4 things innovative districts do to improve graduation rates

eSchool News

It is difficult for the 1,200-student district to offer STEM, foreign language or Advanced Placement courses year-round. Yet every student in Piedmont is given a laptop in school and to take home and, through partnerships developed by the district, can access free or low-cost broadband 24/7.

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Education Politics. Details about the education-related elements of his speech from NPR , The New York Times , Education Week , and The Washington Post. ” More on changing her tune from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ Executive Order Falls Short of Some HBCU Leaders’ Hopes.” ” Here it is: the worst education “take” of the year. Immigration and Education.

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(National) Education Politics. ” “Not An Advocate for Students or the Public Interest” – historian Sherman Dorn on “ Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.” ” Via Politico : “Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has increased her financial stake in a ‘neurofeedback’ company that says its technology treats attention deficit disorder and the symptoms of autism. billion from the Department of Education.

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How a Chinatown school is trying to bring more diversity to theater

The Hechinger Report

In the foreground, music teacher Ryan Olsen operates the sound on a laptop. Related: Can testing save arts education? Higher Education. to New York City’s Department of Education, to help schools develop sustainable theater programs. K-12 News Arts education poverty Race