How ESSA is Helping One School District Recruit Great Teachers

Clark County educators used funds available through the Every Student Succeeds Act to bring highly effective teachers to high-needs schools.
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As Need for Foreign Languages in School Grows, Access Continues to Shrink

Employers want workers who can speak another language, but lack of support at the K12 level has led to declining levels of proficiency among adults.
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Schools Closing the Discipline Gap
Districts across the U.S. are coming to grips with having inherited exclusionary discipline practices that disproportionately target students of color and students with disabilities, and too often funnel them into the school-to-prison pipeline. Source: District Administration
School Graduation Rates Are Deceiving. Here Are 7 Things That Would Help
The numbers touting historically-high U.S. graduation rates do not tell the full story. While some states are working hard to get kids a diploma, others have lowered their standards or turned to questionable quick fixes. Source: National Public Radio
for New Educators
Tips, articles, and classroom resources for new educators like you
Entering the classroom as a new educator can be overwhelming. There’s district paperwork, lesson planning, assessments, meetings...the list can go on and on.
The school year started off great, but now your class is en route to the island of chaos. How can you get your classroom management back on track?

Who Stands Between Fake News and Students? Educators

"Digital natives" may be able to dart effortlessly between social media channels, but they need help evaluating the information they find there - and fast.
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