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Summaya Knight, DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker
The internet has opened a variety options for educators and school systems to educate students in a different way. The big question is: How are students kept safe while on the web? DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Summaya Knight offers tips on helping students become better digital citizens. Read more>>

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Jennifer Herseim
Schools in Pennsylvania now have the option to use "flexible instructional days" in place of snow days. Here are key considerations for schools to implement these programs in compliance with the IDEA and Section 504. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
Educators are working with city officials to enhance school parks and playgrounds in parts of cities that lack sufficient green spaces. Read more>>

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New York Post
A Queens lawmaker has asked the US Department of Justice to investigate “deep-rooted fraud” in the New York City Department of Education. Read more>>

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NPR
A regular drumbeat of mass shootings in the U.S., both inside schools and out, has ramped up pressure on education and law enforcement officials to do all they can to prevent the next attack. Read more>>

The Columbian
The Virginia High School League joins leagues in 16 other states affiliated with the National Federation of State High School Associations participating in esports this year. Read more>>

WTVR
In 2018, more than 60 percent of schools across the country didn’t have a nurse on campus full time, according to the National Association of School Nurses. Read more>>

StarTribune
Over the last decade, school districts across Minnesota have raced to make technology a central part of students’ lives in and outside the classroom. Read more>>

The Salt Lake Tribune
The Utah Board of Education passed an emergency measure allowing schools to ban electronic cigarettes and vaping devices — and to create rules to confiscate, destroy or turn them over to law enforcement. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

IndyStar
Early childhood education is critical for the formation of good school habits, learning habits, and the ability to thrive in a school environment. Read more>>

Savannah Morning News
Georgia approved a policy change designed to reduce the emphasis on high-stakes testing by eliminating the end-of-course Georgia Milestones Assessment System test for high schoolers taking an AP or IB examination. Read more>>

Industry News

Discovery Education
Discovery Education launched the STEM Careers Coalition, which will provide no-cost access to digital content and experiences that engage students in instruction, build foundational STEM knowledge and help students develop critical skills. Read more>>

The CarMax Foundation/KaBOOM!
The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! are partnering to launch the Future Innovators Program. Leveraging Rigamajig, the partners are encouraging STEM interest and 21st century skills development through child-directed creative play. Read more>>