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States rush to comply with ESSA spending deadline

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
As of September, 17 states have reported their school-level spending numbers under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  -More
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Principal: Schedule tech-free days for students

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
A middle school that has a one-to-one Chromebook program in place also schedules some screen-free days, principal Matthew How -More
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Maine principal uses speaker program to highlight diversity

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
Maine principal Dani Finn is exposing her students to cultures from around the world by inviting speakers from Somalia, Italy -More
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Fla. teens craft bill on state exam requirement

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
Students in a Florida high school's "Ought to Be a Law" program are preparing to present a bill they created that would exemp -More
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Don't plan it all. Let life surprise you a little.

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
Julia Alvarez, Dominican American poet, writer National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 to Oct. 15
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High-schoolers create timeline of school history

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
Students at one New Hampshire high school have spent the past two years studying the school's history since the 19th century  -More
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Pa. measure adds financial literacy to curriculum

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow students to take a financial literacy course to meet grad -More
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Middle-schoolers learn digital citizenship

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
A digital citizenship class is teaching middle-school students in Iowa about good social media habits.  -More
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Va. teachers revamp African-American history curriculum

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
Teachers in Virginia's Charlottesville City Schools are working together to revamp sixth- through 12th-grade history curricul -More
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8th-graders brainstorm how to improve the environment

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
Some North Dakota students are using technology to focus on how beehives and the hollyhock flower can be used to create a sus -More
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Students complete community service projects

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
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If you're not invited to the party, throw your own.

October 7, 2019 - 1:44pm
Diahann Carroll, actress, singer, model 1935-2019
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WWII club keeps soldiers' stories alive

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
Members of an Indiana middle/high-school World War II Scholars Club have watched interviews with veterans, inspected artifact -More
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GAO: ESSA foster children requirements stump states

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
A report from the Government Accountability Office shows state education leaders are struggling to meet requirements under th -More
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Should AP enrollment be expanded?

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
A high school in New Jersey is considering opening enrollment in Advanced Placement courses to all students preparing to enro -More
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Why edtech is going unused in schools

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
A large number of education-technology licenses are never used, and about 98% are not used intensively, according to a report -More
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Poverty simulation helps teachers empathize

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
Some Missouri teachers learned what it's like to live in poverty and make difficult decisions that can result in homelessness -More
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Project lets students support military personnel

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
Jenn Volkmar, a teacher at East Middle School in Great Falls, Mont., got her students involved in the Kindness Rocks Project  -More
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District's remedy for bullying: Respect

October 4, 2019 - 12:07pm
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