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Celebrating International Education Week 2022

Nov. 14-18, 2022 International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State...

Long Term Programs Suit Remote Workers

Over the past two years, more and more of our work and school has shifted online. From the workplace, to college, to elementary classrooms, people have embraced the opportunity to work and learn remotely...

Creating Pathways for Lifelong Learners

In recent years, a number of states have promoted the creation of pathways to make it easier for secondary students to matriculate into postsecondary institutions. Educational leaders see these pathways as a means to...

Supporting Early Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five million English learners (ELs) being educated in today’s public schools.1 The mastery of these skills—including oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and...

Study Reveals Learning Loss ‘Tornado’

Last month, the Education Recovery Scorecard, a collaboration with researchers at the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University (CEPR) and Stanford University’s Educational Opportunity Project, released the first comparable view of district-level...

Book Banning Intensifies

Last month’s celebration of Banned Books Week was overshadowed by the announcement by the American Library Association that the number of books challenged in 2022 was already approaching last year’s totals, which were the...

Canada’s Languages Diversify

The number of Canadians who mainly speak a language other than English or French at home grew...

Algeria Opts for English Elementary Classes

Algerian president Abdelmadjid Tebboune has announced that the former French colony and overseas territory will start teaching English in elementary schools later this year. “French is a spoil of war, but English is an international...

Latvia May Restrict Russian

Latvia, a former member of the Soviet Union that shares a border with Russia, could move to restrict the Russian language in workplaces, according to the country’s deputy prime minister. Jānis Bordāns, who also serves...

Puerto Rico Teachers Get 30% Pay Rise

Approximately $215 million in previously awarded American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds have been disbursed to schools across Puerto Rico to help meet the needs of students and educators. The funds can be used for...
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