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June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 Nearly 3 million students around the country face struggles to keep up with their studies because they must make do without home internet.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 The state education department last week requested that all New York schools conduct an inventory of rubberlike floors and recommended testing them for mercury, after three in Long Island shut down this spring upon detecting mercury vapors.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 School officials in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 Thousands of Indiana teachers are scrambling to begin renewing their professional teaching licenses before new rules that state lawmakers approved this spring take effect July 1.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 Utah education officials have abruptly canceled a $44 million contract with a Minnesota-based standardized-testing company amid a flurry of technological glitches that have created uncertainty about whether this year's test scores will be validated.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
  Three Oregon school employees sued their union in federal court last week, arguing it's unfair that the teachers' union only lets members drop out and stop paying dues during the month of September.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
  Hundreds of North Carolina teachers are in danger of losing their jobs at the end of this month unless they can pass a licensure exam or state lawmakers take action to let them stay in the classroom.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
  Pushing secondary school start times to let adolescents catch a little more shut-eye may improve students' engagement in school, indicates a new study in the journal Sleep.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
  When it comes to a key international test, there's little evidence that technology use benefits student scores and some evidence that it could drag them down, according to a new report by the nonprofit Reboot Foundation.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
  Arts education affects students' social-emotional development—for good or ill, concludes a new report by the Consortium for Chicago School Research and the nonprofit Ingenuity.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
  A new report by the Government Accountability Office provides the first comprehensive nationwide look at state early education programs and how they are funded.
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 
June 19, 2019 – Education Week
 

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