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40 Percent of Elementary School Teachers’ Work Could Be Automated by 2030

Women could experience coming changes in the workforce in a very different way than men, requiring a concerted effort by schools to prepare today's girls accordingly. (December 0, )

Growth of Full-Time Online Schools Slowing, Study Finds

A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center. (December 0, )

District's Plan to Use Facial Recognition Tech for Safety Raises Big Privacy Concerns

The New York State Education Department has put the brakes on a school district's planned trial run of new facial recognition software aimed at improving school safety. (December 0, )

Online Credit Recovery Fuels Higher Grad Rates, But Learning Suffers, Report Finds

Researchers found a negative association between taking online courses, primarily for credit recovery, and performance on districtwide standardized tests. (December 0, )

Tech Advances, Automation Fueling Employers’ Demand for ‘Soft Skills’

Employers are putting a premium on soft-skills—like attention to detail—that aren't always easy to capture or measure. (December 0, )

Many Teens Sleep With Digital Devices, Report Finds. Is That Why They Are So Cranky?

Teenagers are more than twice as likely as their parents to sleep with their devices in the bed with them, according to a report by Common Sense Media. (December 0, )

Q&A: How to Bolster Cybersecurity in Your Schools

Melissa Tebbenkamp, the director of instructional technology for the Raytown Quality Schools near Kansas City, says her district's biggest cybersecurity risk is "ourselves." She outlines what it takes to teach educators how to help protect schools and districts against cyberattacks. (December 0, )

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Technology Counts 2018: National Survey: What Do Principals Believe?

(April 17, 2018)

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Money Is Flowing to Social-Emotional Learning: Allstate Foundation Dedicates $45 Million

The foundation, which plans to support programs in public and private schools, said it expects to reach 25 percent of the nation's youth with its SEL offerings by 2022. (December 0, )

School-to-Work Issues Are Surging in State Legislatures

In 2018, states introduced 165 bills on workforce development in education, and 27 proposals made it into law, according to the Education Commission of the States. (December 0, )

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