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[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Educating Migrant Children in Shelters: 6 Things to Know

[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Educating Migrant Children in Shelters: 6 Things to Know

No one knows better than educators about the importance of staying up-to-date. In Edmentum’s Weekly News Round Up, you’ll find the latest and most interesting education news, all in one place.

Thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their families and are in federal custody are entitled to certain education services while they remain there. Take a look at the official education requirements for children being detained, the qualifications for those being hired to provide these children with classroom instruction, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.

Educating Migrant Children in Shelters: 6 Things to Know
EdWeek
Here's a look at the official education requirements for children being detained, the qualifications for those being hired to provide these children with classroom instruction, and more.

10 Must-See TED Talks for Educators
neaToday
TED Talks are a source of inspiration, knowledge and motivation for countless educators. Dig deeper to find more, but here are ten presentation teachers may find most useful and informative.

To Make Ends Meet, 1 in 5 Teachers Have Second Jobs
EdWeek
Nearly 20 percent of teachers work second jobs during the school year, according to recent federal data. And some say that can put a strain on their instruction

Despite A Revamped Focus On Real-Life Skills, 'Home Ec' Classes Fade Away
MindShift
Now called family and consumer sciences, courses suffer from few qualified teachers and declining enrollment. But in today's classes, students learn about gardening, nutrition, labeling and finance.

ISTE's updated computer science standards will reflect a 'new era' of the discipline
edscoop
Educators and edtech specialists are encouraged to provide feedback on the draft of computer science standards until July.

Building Social Connections for LGBTQ Students with Data and Tech-Enhanced Curriculum
EdSurge
In spite of the backlash, many district leaders are charting a path forward. They are designing policies and implementing new, tech-enhanced curriculum in the hopes of addressing issues of inclusion in public schools.

Study: Fair Classroom Practices Reduce Threat of ‘Evaluation Retaliation'
U.S. News
Teachers need not worry about students retaliating against them with harsh evaluations as long as they use practices considered to be "fair" in the classroom, according to a new study.