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Matt Zalaznick
Police officers' role in school safety is under scrutiny thanks to video of the arrest of a 6-year-old charter student in Orlando, Florida. Read more>>

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Chris Rau, DA guest columnist
A recent district initiative to build STEM skills opened the door for a personal finance class at Lewis Mills High School in Connecticut, says principal and DA guest columnist Chris Rau, who champions the class as a graduation requirement. Read more>>

Steven Blackburn
At FETC, an ed tech coach consultant and spokesperson shares how teacher leaders can improve teaching and learning. Read more>>

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The Washington Post
The Education Department will investigate how school districts handle allegations of sexual assault. The agency wants to know whether school districts are living up to their obligation to investigate complaints of sexual harassment and assault, as required by Title IX. Read more>>

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The Guardian
It is against state law in South Carolina for public school sex education classes to mention anything other than heterosexual relationships, unless the talk involves sexually transmitted diseases. A federal lawsuit now aims to change that. Read more>>

A federal judge denied a request by former Kentucky Board of Education members for an injunction that would have restored them to the board as their case winds through court. The judge added that the governor's moves to reorganize the board "are not contrary to federal law." Read more>>

Billings Gazette
Montana will likely lose $400,000 from a federal program that provides aid to rural schools serving students from low-income families this school year because of changes made by the Department of Education. Nationwide the program lost $5.4 million. Read more>>

The Detroit News
The 2018-19 school year graduation rate was 81.41 percent, up from 80.64 percent in 2017-18, according to the Michigan Department of Education and the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information. The dropout rate fell from 8.73 percent to 8.36 percent. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The Hutchinson News
No one should dispute the value of learning about the United States system of government, institutions and laws. But just because that is true doesn’t mean that legislators should require graduating high school students to take a civics test. Read more>>

A study published by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control provides a comprehensive breakdown of waste generation and management in South Carolina public schools. One of the easiest things schools can do to reduce food waste is to implement a share table. Read more>>

Industry News

Boxlight Corporation
Nederland ISD selected Boxlight Corporation to outfit hundreds of classrooms with the latest interactive education technologies. Visual Techniques, Inc. will manage the installations. Read more>>

Rescue Critters
Rescue Critters has launched the first of its dissection models, the frog model, for use in middle schools and high schools. The models are made of silicone and completely safe for teachers and students to use. Read more>>

People Watch

Dayton Daily News
Reva Cosby will lead the Ohio district as the new superintendent. She has been superintendent of Mount Healthy schools in the Cincinnati area for five years. Read more>>

The Daily Republic
Mitchell Middle School Principal Justin Zajic has been selected as the new superintendent of the Chamberlain School District. He will replace Chamberlain's longtime superintendent Deb Johnson, who is retiring. Read more>>