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!
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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!
Even if you are already familiar with the Daily 5 and best practices for implementation, adding on online learning solution like Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress to your framework will only empower your students with more tools for success on their journey to reading proficiency. Take a look at how Reading Eggs pairs perfectly with the different tasks of the Daily 5.
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!
What do state primary elections, high school juniors in Kansas, and 8 million chronically absent students have in common? They’re all featured in stories in this week’s EdNews Round Up! Catch up on how K-12 funding is turning out to be a wedge issue in state primary elections, how juniors at public high schools in Kansas will take the ACT on the state’s dime, how 36 states aim to tackle chronic absenteeism, and more!
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