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In the 2013-14 school year, nearly 1.5 million homeless students were enrolled in U.S. schools in grades K-12, says a new report, Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless Students in America’s Public Schools, that dives into the issue to see what’s behind it and what can be done. The report argues that schools, as an important hub for […]Read More →
Colorado has cracked open the door to multi-district online learning a little wider. The Colorado State Board of Education approved certification for two schools at its June meeting at Pueblo Community College, at the same meeting where it recognized three teachers and a counselor for excellence in blended and online education. Parents and students can […]Read More →
There’s the Confederacy. And then there’s the cost. Confederate cavalry Gen. James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart of the Army of Northern Virginia died at the Battle of Yellow Tavern on May 11, 1864. Now some of his fellow northern Virginians are trying to kill him again. An effort to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School […]Read More →
The software program will help Shelby County educators sort through the relevant data, allowing them to intervene early if a student seems likely to drop out.Read More →
Students who attend a school with poor facilities tend to have higher rates of absenteeism and lower test scores.Read More →
Families and schools bracing for the impact of a 23-day shutdown of some segments of the D.C. Metro in October can use a new tracking map — unless the students are adults. The Deputy Mayor for Education’s office and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority created the data tool to track entries and exits at train stations […]Read More →