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Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

4 steps to great customer service in your school

January 20, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Although many in K-12 are cautious of comparing education to corporations, schools are in the business of educating students and preparing them for life. And one of the most important parts of any business is customer service. During the edWebinar […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Ed Dept proposes easier access to federal funds for religious schools, emphasizes school prayer

January 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said in a press release she hopes the reinforcement of old guidelines and changes in grant requirements will “protect the constitutional rights of students, teachers, and faith-based institutions” and “level the playing field” between public […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Report: DC schools’ enrollment, test scores increase

January 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

DCPS, once hailed as a turnaround success story, was marred by scandal in 2018 just before ​Lewis Ferebee stepped in as chancellor. In a 2019 Q&A with Education Dive, Ferebee said he hoped to rebuild the community’s trust, along with […]


Education Tech, News

FETC 2020: District shares tips, benefits for launching student-run IT help desk

January 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In a Tuesday afternoon session at the Future of Education Technology Conference, Brian Zimmer and Joe Montemaro, both directors of educational technology for New York’s Webster Central School District, shared how they supported a 1:1 initiative by placing students in […]


News, Uncategorized

San Francisco district adopts teacher housing plan

January 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The resolution notes that high housing costs have led to some SFUSD employees becoming “super commuters” — driving as much as two to five hours to get to work. Working side jobs, living in cars and sleeping on friends’ couches […]


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Florida rises up for public education

January 14, 2020

Via: AFT News

Fifteen thousand educators and allies descended on the state Capitol of Florida for a powerful and historic rally Jan. 13, the day before the state Legislature begins its 2020 session, demanding more funds for public schools and amplifying the needs […]


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6 K-12 districts to watch in 2020

January 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

School districts nationwide face myriad challenges and successes heading into the new year. Where some jurisdictions see gains with student success and technological innovation, others continue to face takeover threats and lawsuits. Others are confronted with growing pains amid population […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Should school leaders close, consolidate under-enrolled schools?

January 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Chicago isn’t the only districts struggling with school enrollment numbers. Student declines are also expected in California and in the Philadelphia City School District. In Los Angeles, the number of children is dropping while the number of residents is growing […]


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5 K-12 trends to watch in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The past year saw continued investment by states and districts in the additional decision-making freedom allowed under the Every Student Succeeds Act, particularly when it comes to requirements on providing a “well-rounded” education, as well as ongoing concern over efforts […]


Education Tech, News

How school IT leaders can avoid a cyberattack

December 27, 2019

Via: eSchool News

From credit card hacks to social security breaches, cyberattacks are more common with each passing day. Organizations in every industry are on high alert to ensure networks and information remain secure. News reports lead you to believe that only high-profile […]