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Ronda Moncada, center, a librarian and English teacher at Hurricane High School in Hurricane, W. Va., says 'training gives us the confidence we're doing the right thing.'
—Mark Webb for Education Week

Why K-12 Data-Privacy Training Needs to Improve

Education experts are lamenting the lack of training opportunities for educators that they say must happen for true student-data-privacy protection. (May 15, 2015)

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04/29 10:07 am | Alabama Teachers to Receive First Pay Raises Since the Recession | Worried about the state's competitiveness, Alabama lawmakers pass the first teacher salary increases in nearly a decade.

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April 26, 2016 - Education Week
Indiana has become the latest state to seek to curb persistent teacher shortages by offering college-tuition dollars to students who go into teaching.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
Current ways of studying students' social-emotional skills must improve if they are to be used for accountability, experts cautioned at a recent gathering of education researchers.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
Modest gains by delegate groups associated with the U.S. Department of Education's Teach to Lead initiative show the difficulties in gaining policy traction around ideas to give teachers more influence in school systems.
March 29, 2016 - Education Week
In many K-12 systems, the jobs of chief academic officers and chief technology officers are increasingly intertwined as technology has become essential to teaching and learning.
March 28, 2016 - Education Week
March 22, 2016 - Education Week
The Boston school district's shift to an earlier hiring cycle has improved new-teacher quality, but it has created a larger pool of "excessed" educators, a new study concludes.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
The Perkins Act was last reauthorized in 2006, said Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., and action is overdue.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
Connecticut teachers are learning how to talk more meaningfully—and without controversy—about the role of world religions in history and society.
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
The push for greater accountability in teacher preparation risks undermining equity, write two Michigan State University professors.
February 16, 2016 - Education Week

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