Like many states around the country, Mississippi is facing a major teacher shortage.
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For years, teachers have used attendance awards to try and encourage and reward students with the best attendance records. But a recent study has shown that attendance awards don’t work and might actually increase absenteeism. Is extrinsic motivation in the classroom officially out? Read this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
In the 2017-18 school year, about 200,000 more students qualified for free summer lunches compared to the prior year, but only 14% of total eligible students actually received them. Read more about this story, and more stories related to the discussion around school lunches in this topical edition of the EdNews Round Up.
More than 300,000 Hispanic students have been displaced from K-12 schools in communities where local police have forged partnerships with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to better enforce immigration laws, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University. Read this story, as well as articles on what 2020 presidential candidates think about buses, how many teachers work summer jobs, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
Whether you’re saving up for a big purchase, looking to pay off a loan, or just wanting some extra cash to throw at your bills every month, there’s bound to be a fun side job that aligns to your interests. Check out these eight interesting ways you can earn some side cash without ever having to feel like you’re really working.
Are you interested in implementing technology in your school or classroom this year, but not sure how to go about it? Learn from the best! Join us for a free, LIVE panel discussion on Thursday, July 25 at 10:00 AM CT, as we chat with our 2019 Educator of the Year Award winners to hear all about their secrets to success with technology!
[Weekly EdNews Round Up] School Safety, Privacy, Digital Equity, and More Stuff You Missed at ISTE 2019
The 2019 installment of the annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference wound down Wednesday afternoon as attendees filed into Hall A at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Convention Center for a final round of keynotes. You can read all about what you missed at ISTE, plus stories on the latest student loan forgiveness idea, Yale’s most popular class, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.