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Steven Blackburn
District leaders are increasingly under the microscope for allowing implicit bias in education to fester on their campuses, with some schools facing the likelihood of lawsuits. Read more>>

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Michael Driskill, DA guest columnist
Moonlighting at an assembly line might help teachers pay the bills, but it won’t help their students learn more. There is a better way, says DA guest columnist Michael Driskill, the chief operating officer at Math for America and a former teacher. Read more>>

Jack Marley-Payne, DA guest columnist
Despite being the primary technology used in mathematics education, the only people who still use graphing calculators regularly in their workplace are math teachers. DA guest columnist Jack Marley-Payne says spreadsheets are a better way to learn math. Read more>>

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Wisconsin Public Radio
A national advocacy organization that promotes student voting has filed a federal lawsuit challenging parts of Wisconsin’s voter ID law. The lawsuit argues the state's requirements for student IDs that can be used as voter IDs violate the 26th Amendment. Read more>>

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The Washington Post
City officials confirmed that they plan to offer a shuttle service pilot program from hotels where homeless families are housed by the city to the closest Metro stop twice a day in order to get children safely to school on time. Read more>>

Associated Press via Star Tribune
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says his office has reached an agreement with Dairy Farmers of America to help more than 40 school districts afford to buy milk for students through 2030. Read more>>

NJ Advance Media for
In a court filing, the Education Law Center asked the state Supreme Court to order Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration to comply with a 1998 ruling requiring New Jersey to pay for building improvements in about 30 urban school districts. Read more>>

Leaders in the Achievement School District fear further state cuts would seriously affect special education programs in this district of students with high needs. Charter school leaders are pushing Tennessee’s governor to explore student-based funding. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

A RTV6 investigation uncovered a growing problem in Indiana classrooms—teachers are getting hurt by student outbursts and disruptive behavior. Eight of the largest school districts in the state reported 737 staff injuries involving students over the last two school years. Read more>>

Among the many things students are expected to do, self-assessing their learning is part of the suite of metacognitive tools that are valued in society. Self-assessment takes practice, and when it comes to schoolwork, students are not given enough opportunities. Read more>>

Industry News

Boxlight Corporation
Boxlight signed an agreement to represent the jointly branded MimioMoovly cloud-based, video creation software. The online tool enables students and teachers to create videos using over 1.3 million royalty-free media assets. Read more>>

K12 Insight
A new upgrade to K12 Insight's customer service platform Let's Talk! allows districts to compare their performance on key customer service measures against other districts across the country. Read more>>

Construction Watch

Anchorage Daily News
The Alaska district's school board narrowly approved a $82.8 million bond proposal for the April ballot. The proposal mostly targets earthquake-related repairs, and would also fund the first-ever bonded repairs to a charter school. Read more>>

State Superintendent Mark Johnson announced that $73 million in grant funds from the Needs-Based Public School Capital Fund will be awarded for new school construction in the economically distressed areas in Camden, Graham and four other counties. Read more>>