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Berea College has vastly expanded its Partners for Education K-12 assistance program to provide cradle-to-career services to families in the country’s poorest communities. Read more>>

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Matt Zalaznick
Here’s a roundup of the latest esports coverage in District Administration—from how K-12 districts are supplying tech essentials and diversifying esports to the announcement of LRP Media Group’s new Academic Esports Conference and Expo, to be held October 19-21, 2020. Watch now>>

Some of the best new ideas in ed tech will be showcased at FETC's third annual Pitchfest. More than two dozen startup companies will take turns showing off their products to attendees and a panel of judges in a theater in the expo hall. Read more>>

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A new bill passed by the Texas legislature allows children on Medicaid who are deaf or hard of hearing to access screening, test, hearing device, fitting and adjustment services where they need it most—at school. Read more>>

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The importance of putting basic emotional structures in place to create safe learning environments and to help students succeed is explained by author, speaker and consultant Dr. Ruby K. Payne. Read more>>

Mississippi Clarion Ledger
A legislative watchdog report says Mississippi's charter schools have improved academically, but found glaring problems with the way the charter board spent money and managed contracts. Read more>>

Chalkbeat Newark
Newark is on course to exit state monitoring and complete its return to full local control in February 2020, formally ending a decades-long state takeover, state officials said. Read more>>

The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas ISD's school board agreed earlier this year to create partnerships that allow private operators to run some pre-K classes as charters. The plan will now be dropped because the district will receive dramatically less money from the state than projected. Read more>>

Fox 2 Detroit
A number of proposed money-saving changes to the Detroit Public Schools Community District's current system would reorganize the district. However, the Detroit Federation of Teachers has concerns about what the reorganization would mean for its membership. Read more>>

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is asking North Dakotans to comment on state regulations about guns in schools. A new state law allows schools to have "armed first responders." Read more>>

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Cal Matters
As climate-fueled disasters force hundreds of thousands of students each year to sacrifice days or weeks of instruction, California districts are begging the state to step in with solutions, from campus microgrids to extra school. Read more>>

The Washington Post
Our public schools have continued to struggle under the weight of misguided reform and legislation. Politicians need to consider the thing that might improve education the most: investing more public money in our teachers and children. Read more>>

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Endless, the producer of Endless OS and The Endless Mission, has launched a suite of video games designed to teach coding skills. Each of the Terminal Two suite of games is focused on building a specific skill along a guided journey. Read more>>

VolunteerCrowd's new Volunteer Transcript and Portfolio service verifies the real-world contributions of college-bound students and produces a transcript for students to incorporate with college applications. Read more>>