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(National) Education Politics. Not so fast , says Doug Levin : “Scant Details, Fuzzy Math in $500 Million Public-Private Computer Science Education Push.” ” Trump has, of course, proposed some $9 billion in funding cuts to the Department of Education, so this is hardly “new money.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “What You Need to Know About the New Guidance on Title IX.” State and Local) Education Politics.

School Cellphone Use Contracts Can Reduce Bullying

EdNews Daily

The Washington Post reported (July 16, 2019) that a report filed by the National Center for Education Statistics, that online bullying and texting is the rise among middle and high school students. Tablets have surged from 26% to 55% usage as kids’ device of choice during car rides.

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Who will Teach the Children?

EdNews Daily

The United States faces a serious educational crisis. In the first ten months of 2018, public educators quit at an average rate of 83 per 10,000 on staff. What subjects are losing the most educators? In addition to educational disruption, what are the costs to school systems?

OPINION: Using prime baseball season to strike out summer learning loss

The Hechinger Report

The platform uses social gaming, animation, video and other tools to teach and reinforce critical math, vocabulary, reading and study skills in ways that meet students where they learn today — on mobile phones, tablets and computers. Higher Education. . An unfair game?

Professor hopes his quickie calculator will show low-income students they can afford a selective college

The Hechinger Report

During college fairs or campus visits, a college representative using MyInTuition can hand a student a smartphone or a tablet, allowing him or her to input familiar household income information and receive a likely financial-aid estimate on the spot. “I Read more about higher education.

Empowered Readers: Technology That Can Re-Inspire Students’ Love of Reading


The district is also known for having one of the largest dropout rates and one of the highest pupil-to-teacher ratios in the country. As educators in Nevada, we are always hearing negative noise about the district where we work. Even though there are some wonderful educators doing fabulous things in the schools within the district, their efforts are often times engulfed by the overwhelming demands upon them to have the district look better statistically.

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