Tag: education

United for Bilingual Education

As we move further into the millennium, many national and local educational systems are considering how best to meet the changing needs and demands they face, especially in developing countries. Arising from those reflections...

Top 10 Most Challenged/Banned Books

The American Library Association condemns censorship and works to ensure free access to information. Every year, the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) compiles a list of the Top 10 Most Challenged Books in order...

The Aperture System Assesses SEL Competence

The Aperture System from Aperture Education houses the DESSA, a nationally standardized, strength-based behavior rating scale that assesses students’ social and emotional competence in eight key areas: self-awareness, optimistic thinking, self-management, goal-directed behavior, decision...

SLU and BloomBoard Collaborate to Help Paraprofessionals Get Certified

Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Education and BloomBoard have partnered to develop collaborative strategies with school districts and educational leaders to enhance the number of pre-k–12 teachers to meet the needs of today’s...

Opinion: Listen to Teachers

As teachers and students prepare for the new school year, many school administrators are scrambling to fill vacancies,...

Content, Language, and Culture Learning Targets

Lesson planning is a political act. Schools in the US, at the core, are designed to promote a...

Congress Urged to Fund Child Care

“At a moment when Americans are struggling just to get by amid the worst inflation in decades, the Senate is moving forward with a reconciliation framework that excludes...

Pennsylvania Grants $384 M For Early Childhood Education

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced more than $384 million in grant funding for early childhood education, providing more children and families in Pennsylvania with access to high-quality...

Omnibus Budget Boosts Education Spending

Last month, Congress passed the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which included a nearly $3 billion increase in education spending.Most of the extra funding will go toward Title I, which saw...

Framing the Future

Currently, we are in the middle of what some have described as the Great Reset (Rold & DeVries, 2022; World Economic Forum, 2022), driven by the rapid adoption of technology at scale to mitigate...
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