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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From a school district’s National Guard request to new research on Teach For America educators’ impact, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By March 1, 2024
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    Superintendents know AI is important, so why aren’t more addressing it?

    Despite facing myriad other pressing issues, district leaders shouldn’t sleep on AI, an EAB report said.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from K-12 Dive

    K-12 Dive has gathered some a selection of our best coverage from 2024 so far as a one-stop resource on the trends to watch in the months ahead.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Missed milestones? Navigating next steps with student caregivers.

    When an assessment determines a student is not “on track,” here’s some advice for navigating potentially missed milestones and figuring out next steps.

    Feb. 26, 2024
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    What do superintendents need to know about artificial intelligence?

    District leaders shared strategies and advice on ethics, responsible use, and the technology’s limitations at the National Conference on Education.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Are panic buttons the key to improving school safety response times?

    At AASA’s National Conference on Education, three superintendents detailed how wearable alarm badges have bolstered safety in their schools.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From states increasingly restricting the teams that trans student athletes play on to a study on schools vetting ed tech, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Deepfakes heighten the need for media literacy in the age of AI

    Fears of the tech being used to create fake nude images of students or to stir up public misinformation are already a reality. What can schools do now?

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Low-income schools aren’t vetting ed tech, analysis finds

    Higher rates of ads on school websites and lower access to devices paint a “disturbing picture” for these schools, says a tech safety organization.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    Tennessee proposal would require schools to craft own AI policies

    If the legislation is adopted, schools and colleges would need to develop artificial intelligence use policies for the 2024-25 school year by July 1.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    How can schools tap tax reimbursements for clean energy projects?

    The Inflation Reduction Act’s “direct pay” provision allows tax-exempt entities like schools to receive federal tax-free cash payment for qualifying projects.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    The future is artificial intelligence. Are students ready?

    We asked experts how educators can prepare students for a world where AI won't just help with their work, but will serve as their partner.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 7, 2024
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    K-12 cybersecurity policies are gaining momentum. Is it enough?

    State proposals supporting education-related cybersecurity measures surged 250% between 2020 and 2023, but just a small portion focused solely on K-12.

    By Feb. 5, 2024
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    Blackbaud settles FTC data security probe into 2020 ransomware attack

    The company is required to delete unnecessary data and inform the agency of future breaches. 

    By David Jones • Feb. 2, 2024
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    The K-12 outlook for 2024: Funds are waning, challenges aren’t

    We've gathered our trends to watch, leaders to follow and more in one place to help you stay ahead of the game.

    By K-12 Dive staff • Jan. 31, 2024
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    Want to make math more fun? Consider asking ChatGPT

    Having artificial intelligence assist in crafting prompts using students’ personal interests can help create more engaging math lessons.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 31, 2024
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    An early childhood professional’s guide to assessments

    Assessments can help detect developmental delays, enabling early childhood educators and student families to make informed decisions about how to best help students.

    Jan. 29, 2024
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    POP QUIZ

    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From the Ed Department’s new national ed tech plan to a bipartisan Florida bill aiming to curb book challenges, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program wind-down could widen homework gap

    Unless Congress allocates more funding, the federal program helping connect nearly 23 million low-income families to internet services will cease.

    By Jan. 25, 2024
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    5 factors shaping AI’s impact on schools in 2024

    Experts say anti-plagiarism AI tools like watermarking will fall short, and more districts may release frameworks on the technology’s use.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Ed Dept seeks to dispel myths about assistive technology

    The guidance emphasizes that even babies can benefit from assistive technology and recommends training for students, families and staff.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Ed Dept outlines 3 inequities to address in 2024 educational technology plan

    The plan calls for leaders to tackle ed tech divides in digital use, design and access.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From a bipartisan child tax credit proposal to several states lacking supportive science of reading policies, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    Ed Dept banks on game design to spark STEM passions

    A $4 million grant is helping nonprofit Urban Arts tap into Minecraft to expand its game design curriculum to underrepresented middle-schoolers.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    Sensitive school safety details among 4M records exposed in Raptor Technologies data leak

    A cybersecurity researcher discovered that the school security company left millions of non-password-protected documents open to the public.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    8 K-12 trends to watch in 2024

    Chronic absenteeism, academic recovery, artificial intelligence and waning COVID relief funds are among the slate of challenges school leaders face.

    By , , Jan. 9, 2024