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Matt Zalaznick
Green school buildings make sustainability and environmental science real in a way that helps students understand their roles in the natural world. Read more>>

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Steven Blackburn
Districts of Distinction honoree Poway USD created a PD and in-class coaching program that transformed ed tech use. Teachers can be cooking dinner at home at the same time they're helping students in Google Suite. Read more>>

Kasey Bell, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker
It’s time to stop using new tools in traditional, static ways—and transform learning for students, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Kasey Bell. Read more>>

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Detroit Free Press
In her Michigan budget, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer included $100,000 for the Michigan Department of Education to support a state poet laureate who will travel to schools to promote poetry, the spoken word and the literary arts. Read more>>

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House Education Committee members voted for an amended bill that would require each West Virginia high school student to complete a one-credit course specifically focused on personal finance to graduate. Read more>>

Chalkbeat Colorado
A bill making its way through the Colorado legislature would extend existing laws prohibiting discrimination based on race and ethnicity to explicitly cover hairstyles. The protections would apply to employees on the job and to students in school. Read more>>

Santa Fe New Mexican
To curb chronic absences, Santa Fe Public Schools is working with the state Children, Youth and Families Department, law enforcement and courts to align a districtwide response to truancy. Read more>>

The San Diego Union-Tribune
All but one of the 42 school districts in San Diego County are expecting to spend more than they take in, either this year or in the next two school years. Most are projecting to do so for all three years. Read more>>

The Philadelphia Inquirer
The proportion of high school students who identify as a sexual minority doubled in the past several years, according to a new study. But it also found that those teens attempted suicide at a rate nearly four times higher than their heterosexual peers. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The Hechinger Report
A new analysis from the Alliance for Excellent Education reveals that school quality ratings can mask the outcomes for low-performing student groups. In more than 40 schools in Mississippi, students with disabilities performed as poorly or worse than students overall at the state’s lowest-performing schools. Read more>>

Chalkbeat Colorado
In recent years, Colorado has invested in offering fellowships and stipends to rural teachers and creating new opportunities for student teachers in districts. But some programs have been sparsely utilized, even as others don’t have the resources to meet demand. Read more>>

Industry News

Soter Technologies/CrisisGo
With CrisisGo’s emergency communications technology, all incidents of student vaping and bullying sensed by Soter Technologies' FlySense detection and alert system are immediately reported to school administrators or personnel. Read more>>

Marquette Savings Bank/HT Mobile Apps
Marquette Savings Bank has partnered with HT Mobile Apps to offer Mpowered Savers, a free mobile educational application that is designed to demonstrate the benefits of saving to children ages three to 12 years old. Read more>>

People Watch

Malverne-Lynbrook Patch
The New York district's board of education named Lorna R. Lewis as the next superintendent of schools, replacing retiring Superintendent James Hunderfund. Lewis currently serves as the superintendent of schools in the Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD. Read more>>

Rae Ann Patty, currently the Waskom ISD's assistant superintendent, has been chosen as the Texas district's new superintendent. She replaces retiring Superintendent Jimmy Cox, who has spent more than 40 years at Waskom. Read more>>