In the country’s first-ever charter teacher’s strike, hundreds of educators in Chigago’s Acero chater school network have walked out of their classrooms and onto the picket lines. Meanwhile, the country mourns the loss of “education president” George H. W. Bush, who died last week at the age of 94, and a new study has found that later school start times could be the key to improved school behavior. Read all about these stories and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
Reminisce about the wonder and awe of the scholastic book fair in this week’s EdNews Round Up. You’ll also find stories on how midterm elections could shake up education policy, how immigration policies are impacting school attendance, how dual-language programs can boost ELL academic success, and more!
Wildfires raging across the landscape of Northern California have driven thousands from their homes, including students and teachers in Paradise, where teachers and bus drivers helped dozens of students and staff escape to safety. Read all about this, more takeaways from the midterms, and other stories in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
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!
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!
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!