Quick Key's New Google Forms Add-on Makes It Easy to Send Grades to PowerSchool Apr 13th

Quick Key's New Google Forms Add-on Makes It Easy to Send Grades to PowerSchool – freetech4teachers.com Earlier this year Quick Key added a Google Classroom integration. Recently, Quick Key took that integration deeper by introducing a Google Forms Add-on. Quick Key’s Google Forms Add-on lets you take the quizzes that you create in Google Forms […]
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APNewsBreak: State drops planned A-F grades for schools Mar 13th

APNewsBreak: State drops planned A-F grades for schools – edweek.org   Continue Reading APNewsBreak: State drops planned A-F grades for schools – edweek.org
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Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope Mar 11th

Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope – nytimes.com/ Inviting low-income high-schoolers into advanced-level courses can get them past fears that they’re not college material.   Continue Reading Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope – nytimes.com/
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Senate unveils K-12 budget, raising questions on new formula Mar 9th

Senate unveils K-12 budget, raising questions on new formula – edweek.org   Continue Reading Senate unveils K-12 budget, raising questions on new formula – edweek.org
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A Common Core Curriculum Quandary – by Michael J. Petrilli Mar 8th

A Common Core Curriculum Quandary – by Michael J. Petrilli – http://educationnext.org/ Eureka Math Director Jill Diniz teaches a demonstration lesson on exponential decay to grade 9 students from Lafayette Parish School System. One of the most ambitious educational improvement projects in recent years was the adoption of new, more rigorous college- and career-ready academic […]
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The Unmet Need for Interdisciplinary Education Mar 7th

The Unmet Need for Interdisciplinary Education – edweek.org Educators must build bridges between subjects rather than jealously guard their area of expertise, writes educator Alden S. Blodget.   Continue Reading The Unmet Need for Interdisciplinary Education – edweek.org
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Police officer caught on video throwing student down resigns Mar 5th

Police officer caught on video throwing student down resigns – districtadministration.com Police officer caught on video throwing student down resignsABC NewsMarch 5, 2017   Continue Reading Police officer caught on video throwing student down resigns – districtadministration.com
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Is Your Kid Absent More Than Classmates? School 'Nudge' Letters Tell Parents Just How Much Mar 3rd

Is Your Kid Absent More Than Classmates? School 'Nudge' Letters Tell Parents Just How Much – edweek.org In Tacoma, Wash., and 16 other cities across the nation, school districts are boosting student attendance by sending home what they call “nudge” letters when students miss too many days of school.   Continue Reading Is Your Kid […]
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Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus Mar 1st

Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus – nytimes.com/ In a bite-size coup that could spread to other cities, a California upstart has replaced Kellogg products in the city’s free-breakfast program.   Continue Reading Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus – nytimes.com/
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Is Charter School Growth Flat-Lining? – by Robin J. Lake Mar 1st

Is Charter School Growth Flat-Lining? – by Robin J. Lake – http://educationnext.org/ A recently released annual update from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools included a surprising fact: a mere 329 charter schools opened across the country in the 2016-2017 school year. In no year since the Alliance began tracking new charter openings has […]
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