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Matt Zalaznick
What activity is bringing together students from different cliques at Clinton High School in Wisconsin? It’s not the football team. Read more>>

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Steven Blackburn
School closings continue to be a fact of life for districts across the U.S., as changing demographics force administrators to make unpopular decisions about shuttering underused buildings or starting the school consolidation process due to declining enrollment. Read more>>


The Expo Hall at FETC 2020 will provide attendees with the chance to get up-close with today's most innovative education technologies and applications. From 3D printing to robotics and assessment solutions to educational software, the Expo Hall will host more than 400 leading solution providers and feature new "sandbox" hands-on learning opportunities for attendees. Read more>>

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Activists delivered 1.5 million petitions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture protesting proposed changes to the food stamps program that would also affect the free school lunch program. Read more>>

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LEGO Education focuses on building student confidence in STEAM subjects with hands-on learning and engaging activities. Read more>>

Indianapolis Star
More than 13,000 people have registered to attend the Indiana State Teachers Association’s Red for Ed Action Day. So many teachers were requesting the day off that over 100 districts have closed or are calling for an e-learning day. Read more>>

Flint Community Schools is facing drastic changes after an audit revealed the Michigan district will accumulate millions of dollars of yearly deficit without significant cuts. Read more>>

Star Tribune
Minneapolis School District leaders are trying a new strategy they hope will close the achievement gap between white students and students of color: doubling down on building students’ skills in kindergarten through second grade. Read more>>

A recent California State Auditor report found many districts are undercounting—and therefore underserving—homeless students. However, the report found that nearly one out of every three San Ysidro School District students was classified as homeless. Read more>>

Hartford Courant
Connecticut’s defined benefit plan for public school teachers is fiscally untenable and limits teachers’ mobility, according to a Yankee Institute report. Money would be better spent if it went toward increasing teacher take-home pay or funding school field trips, the report says. Read more>>

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The New York Times
Parents and children should have the opportunity to work and learn in a way that smooths over the awkward incongruities of our daily work and school schedules. If we can do that, we will have achieved something truly "family friendly." Read more>>

The Hechinger Report
Only 10 percent of parents discuss race often with their children, a Sesame Workshop report found. When adults don’t talk to kids about these topics, kids learn that identity is a taboo topic. They may also start to believe the stereotypes and biases they’re presented with in everyday life. Read more>>

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Scantron Corporation
Scantron Corporation launched affianceSUITE EDU, a full-service IT support model designed for the evolving IT and compliance requirements of districts and schools. Read more>>

Piper, Inc.
The three products are Piper Sensor Explorer, an extensive software update for the Piper Computer Kit and the new Piper Protection Plan. The Piper Sensor Explorer includes three sensors with interactive software to explore real-world science concepts. Read more>>

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Spectrum News 13
Ronald "Scott" Fritz, the chief for teaching, leading and learning for Osceola County Public Schools, was tapped as Volusia County’s next superintendent of schools in Florida. Read more>>

The Santa Maria Joint Union High School District is hiring Antonio Garcia to take over from Superintendent Mark Richardson, who retired this past spring. Garcia is currently the Riverside USD's assistant superintendent. Read more>>