This year’s midterm elections saw a record number of educator candidates—more than any other election cycle. Now that the dust has settled, who won? And what will the ‘Year of the Teacher Politician’ mean for education policy? Real all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
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Midterm elections are right around the corner, and many first-time voters will be heading to the polls. There is no doubt this year’s elections are important to the nation, and that young voters will have a major impact on the outcome, but is the first-time voter ready for the job? Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
So, what’s the best solution when district and school budgets are tight? Try applying for a grant! We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of grant programs that all Tennessee educators should be aware of, including state-specific programs and national awards offered by corporations, professional societies, and nonprofit organizations—all organized by category and application due date.*
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos just recently finished approving all of the U.S. ESSA plans. But states can still make changes to their ESSA plans, and depending on the results of upcoming midterm elections in several states, many of them may want to. Could your state be one of them? Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
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!
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