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Matt Zalaznick
School tip lines meant to stop mass shootings are receiving far more reports about students considering suicide and other forms of self-harm, according to reports in several states.  Read more>>

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Steven Blackburn
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Deirdre Edwards, DA guest columnist
DA guest columnist Deirdre Edwards addresses how considering student needs, maximizing engagement, and deciding on qualitative and quantitative measures of success are important for the South Carolina Department of Education’s VirtualSC and any K-12 virtual learning program. Read more>>

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Top News

Chalkbeat Indiana
Indiana lawmakers may soon end the requirement that teachers be evaluated using their students’ test scores—a move that would reverse a provision once at the heart of the state’s tough accountability era. Read more>>

Rep. David Wood is sponsoring the legislation and believes when it comes to Missouri's elementary and secondary schools, vaping should be banned from the areas where schools ban smoking. Read more>>

Chattanooga Times Free Press
Gov. Bill Lee is proposing to spend an additional $117 million on educators' pay in his new budget, with his administration projecting it would generate a 4 percent salary increase. However, Tennessee Education Association officials say the percentage increase will be less. Read more>>

Star Tribune
The Minnesota State High School League raised each school's annual league membership and activity fees in addition to adding a new fee based on enrollment. Read more>>

Legislation that would strip all school-based councils in Kentucky of the authority to hire their schools' principals passed the Senate State and Local Government Committee. Read more>>

The INview website was created by the Indiana Department of Education and a team of parents who worked together to collaborate what parents need to know as they either look for a school or keep up to date with how their school is performing. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The Hechinger Report
More kids are missing school because of anxiety and depression. A Massachusetts program is trying to disrupt that cycle by helping students transition back to school after extended mental health-related absences. Read more>>

The 74
In an attempt to find the answer to why teachers of color across the nation leave their classrooms at a higher rate than white ones, a report by Teach Plus and Education Trust examined the problems these teachers face in navigating the profession. Read more>>

Industry News

WGU Labs, Inc./MajorClarity
As part of a new product and market development agreement, WGU Labs, Inc. will develop content for interactive career simulations and provide support for MajorClarity's market expansion. Read more>> Sense Education
Students will now be able to access Common Sense Education's newly revamped Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum via the platform. Educators will be able to monitor usage of content and assess student progress. Read more>>

Construction Watch

Peninsula Clarion
A bill that would deduct $30 a year from every worker in Alaska and pool that money to be used for maintenance and construction costs in the state’s schools is making its way through the Alaska Senate. Read more>>

The Daily Breeze
Voters will be asked to approve $389 million for Palos Verdes USD's schools to pay for a list of 23 projects the California district has prioritized. The last facilities measure in the district was 15 years ago. Read more>>