Education

With the holidays quickly approaching, winter break is a time of celebration and relaxation. While the time away from school provides a well-deserved break for your student(s), it also provides the opportunity for significant learning loss. Keeping your student(s) learning this holiday season can be fun and effortless while ensuring they return to school both revitalized and ready for a new year of learning. Here are 10 fun ways to prevent learning loss this winter break: [...]
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Scott Stump and more than 100 stakeholders met today at the Department of Education to collaborate on ways to rethink Career and Technical Education. The Rethink CTE Summit expanded on the Department's Rethink Education initiative and served as an implementation launch of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). [...]
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WASHINGTON—After months of research, visiting successful programs around the nation, and receiving testimony from experts and concerned citizens, today the Federal Commission on School Safety (Commission) released a 177-page report detailing 93 best practices and policy recommendations for improving safety at schools across the country. [...]
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The federal panel set up after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting says schools should consider arming teachers and other staff, and recommends ditching guidance aimed at curbing disparities in student discipline. [...]
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Winter vacation is an excellent time to review sample responses, for instance. [...]
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