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5 education trends of the future catapulted by blended learning

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Listen up, coaches: Watch out for hidden recording devices

TSA-like searches and patdowns might be coming to high school athletics. Coaches, it seems, need some way to defend themselves against the use of recording devices being used to surreptitiously — and perhaps illegally — record their comments in a clubhouse or locker room setting.<p>Last week, Larry …

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New Study Finds That Threats & Using Guilt Tend Not To Produce Student Engagement – Duh!

A new study titled Autonomy and competence frustration in young adolescent classrooms: Different associations with active and passive disengagement …

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New Supreme Court Decision Benefits Students With IEPs

Children with special needs are guaranteed a “free, appropriate public education” (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act …

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The Latest: Trump to sign executive order on education

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):<p>11:45 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday …

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The Privilege of School Choice

When given the chance, will wealthy parents ever choose to desegregate schools?<p><i>Last year, a contentious zone change in New York City forced well-off parents to decide whether or not to integrate a high-poverty school. The exact-same scenario had played out a half-century earlier during the city’s</i> …

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Food Trucks Making Move Into Education System Across The Country (Mobile Cuisine)

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The Compromise on Education That Could Unite Left and Right (OZY NEWS)

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Why More Students Than Ever in The US Are Choosing Distance Learning Over Attending A College (Big News Network)

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How Would We Assess Student Progress Without Standardized Tests?

In a recent blog post Diane Ravitch wrote,<p><i>After twenty years of trying, we should have learned by now that what matters most is having expert</i> …

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Public Money for Private Schools: School Vouchers, ESAs and Tax Credits

School choice advocates who want to allow students to use public money to attend private school recently had a major win with a little-known school …

Education

Loneliness as a public health issue

<b>Jessica Brown, The Week</b> - Humans are inherently social animals, and our health suffers if we're cut off from social ties. So it's no wonder the …

House lawmakers hit pause on sweeping school choice bill

House lawmakers hit pause Tuesday on a sweeping school choice bill over concerns it would improperly divert taxpayer dollars to religious schools and …

Education

Kindergartners get little time to play. Why does it matter?

Where has all the fun gone?<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Being a kindergartner today is very different from being a kindergartner 20 years ago. In fact it is more like first grade.<p>Researchers have demonstrated that five-year-olds are spending more time engaged in …

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This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning.

Trump Is the New Insult on Playgrounds

Bizarrely Trump-themed play is popping up in schools for children as young as four years old.<p>It’s a Trumpian take on the playground game “cops and robbers”: one student plays “Trump,” another is “Pence,” and the rest play “Mexicans” who must escape the threat of deportation by being tagged.<p>The …

Parenting

Trump's Tax Cuts

<i>How many pizzas will Trump's tax cuts buy you each week?</i><p>×<p>Kerstin Diehn<p>It's tax time, and everyone is a bit tetchy, but hang in there. Remember …

Hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars wasted in California show why the Trump-DeVos charter school plan won’t work

Conservatives seem to have a thing for fast food. The founder of what would eventually become the country’s largest private prison corporation, CoreCivic (formerly CCA), once declared, “You just sell [private prisons] like you were selling cars or real estate or hamburgers." More recently, the …

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Largest Charter School Chain in LA Raises Millions in Dark Money to Fight Union Drive

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HADLEY: A powerful lesson spoiled, maybe

This should be a success story about students who worked on legislation passed to protect student journalists.<p>It should be, but right now it …

How vouchers transformed Indiana: Private schools now live or die by test scores, too

When Indiana gave out school ratings last fall, Central Christian Academy’s board called an emergency meeting.<p>The school had gotten another D, and …

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Anatomy of School Bullying

Hallways and stairwells are bullying hot spots, according to a new report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). In the 2014–15 …

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10 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

« What Will Ed Tech Look Like in 100 Years? | Main<p>| No comments<p>It is no secret that many students are not passionate about math. Students feel …

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The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number.<p>A study …

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Sunnyside School District

What drove first-year teacher Kyla Bennett-Marshall's decision to pursue a career in education? Find out in the latest episode of the #WhySunnyside? …