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August 22, 2018 – Education Week
 Principals love their jobs, but some would ditch them immediately if a higher-paying gig came along, a new survey of the profession reveals.
August 22, 2018 – Education Week
 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security plans to award $1.8 million in grants for the development of School-Age Trauma Training programs to teach students how to respond to traumatic hemorrhaging during "mass casualty events," including school shootings.
August 22, 2018 – Education Week
 New flexibility offered by the Every Student Succeeds Act so far is not turning out to be the bonanza for school choice that some supporters had hoped.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
 The Kansas Supreme Court has again ruled that the money the state legislature provides its schools is constitutionally inadequate.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
 For the first time, the World Health Organization has officially designated "gaming disorder" among its list of mental-health addictive behaviors.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  A group of 12 state education leaders will collaborate to identify "promising practices to stem the far too frequent incidences of school violence."
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  A controversial school discipline program adopted by the Broward County, Fla., district to reduce student arrests cannot be blamed for the shooting by a former student there, a state commission said last week.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  A New York state court has thrown out rules that would have let some charter schools certify their own teachers. Only the state education commissioner and the board of regents can set teacher-qualification standards, the court said.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  A federal judge in Alabama has taken the unusual step of ordering everyone in a school desegregation case to read a book written by an NFL tight end.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  A Commentary in the June 20, 2018, issue of Education Week, "Could Altruism Curb Teen Suicide?" misstated the location of Santa Fe High School. The school is located in Texas.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  Most states with civics requirements focus on current events, but not real community engagement, says a report by the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. The report draws on prior analyses of state standards and frameworks.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
  As the debate on school-choice continues, a study published by the American Educational Research Association finds that although children with a history of private school enrollment perform better overall, when sociodemographic characteristics are weighed, there are no advantages of a private school
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