Schools in Florida are trying to figure out how to resume classes after Hurricane Michael. Officials in the Florida Panhandle are working hard to get schools up and running, and students back in the classroom. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
It’s almost election time! In many states, voters in 2018 may be determining the future of public school funding. State ballot measures – the good, the bad and the ugly – have risen the stakes. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
349 schools have been recognized by Betsy DeVos as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
With many calling this election year the “year of the teacher,” almost 160 current teachers have been counted as currently running for state legislative seats. Are educators on the ballot in your state? Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
After the heavy rains from Florence finally let up, a new flood of challenges is revealed; classrooms and school buildings flooded, roadways cut off, school buildings without electricity. Superintendents in school districts touched by Florence are now confronting the grueling job of re-opening schools and caring for their communities’ students and faculty. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
More than 800,000 students from North Carolina's Outer Banks to Newport News, VA, are out of school as districts shut their doors and battened down in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Pencils, Notebooks — and Flu Shots? Why Some Schools are Making the Flu Vaccine a Back-to-School Must
When it comes to school children, flu shots are important. They help prevent children from getting sick, spreading the virus, and missing class. But after last year’s severe flu season, many schools are taking steps to keep their students and faculty safe by bringing the flu shot to the classroom. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
The late Sen. John McCain was known to Americans for his service, but he also left behind quite a legacy on school choice. Read all about the legacy he left behind, as well as stories on Puerto Rico’s students heading back to school, building class culture, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Whether you’re a classroom teacher, school counselor, paraeducator, bus driver, cafeteria worker or school secretary, everyone who works in a public school faces a new school year ready to do the job they love. But they are also prepared to confront undeniable challenges. Read about these challenges and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
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