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A Juul electronic cigarette starter kit at a smoke shop in New York on Dec. 20, 2018. In a deal announced Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs will pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.
A Juul electronic cigarette starter kit at a smoke shop in New York in 2018. In a deal announced Sept. 6, 2022, electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs will pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.
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Student Well-Being Vaping Is Still a Big Problem, New Data Show. Here's What Schools Can Do About It
A report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention details e-cigarette use among middle and high school students.
Arianna Prothero, October 6, 2022
3 min read
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Classroom Technology TikTok Challenges Are a Nightmare for Schools. How Should Educators Respond?
Digital citizenship lessons and parent communication can help blunt the impact of destructive TikTok challenges.
Alyson Klein, October 6, 2022
7 min read
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School Climate & Safety Hoax Shooting Calls Upend School Day Across South Carolina
A wave of hoax emergency calls sent hundreds of police officers into S.C. schools as scared students hid behind locked classroom doors.
The Associated Press, October 6, 2022
1 min read
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States School-Related Ballot Measures to Watch This Midterm Election
Voters in six states will decide on issues ranging from more funding for free school meals and the arts to reining in the state board.
Libby Stanford, October 6, 2022
7 min read
Fatima Nunez Ardon, a teacher in training, teaches Spanish to second graders at Madrona Elementary School in SeaTac, a suburb in Seattle, Wash., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Ardon went through a program at Highline College, a community college, to train to be a teacher.
Fatima Nunez Ardon, a teacher in training, teaches Spanish to 2nd graders at Madrona Elementary School in SeaTac, a suburb in Seattle, Wash. Ardon went through a program at Highline College, a community college, to train to be a teacher.
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Teaching Profession To Fill Teacher Jobs, Community Colleges Offer New Degrees
Amid national teacher shortages, community colleges are launching teacher-training programs traditionally found in four-year colleges.
Janelle Retka, The Seattle Times & The Associated Press, October 6, 2022
5 min read
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School & District Management Finalists for National Principal of the Year Cite School Culture, Equity
School leaders from California, Massachusetts, and Texas are the three finalists for the National Principal of the Year honor.
Denisa R. Superville, October 6, 2022
5 min read
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Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Schools’ Staffing Challenges Persist in New Year
Schools are still struggling to fill special education and other positions as the school year gets underway.
Caitlynn Peetz, October 5, 2022
4 min read
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Privacy & Security Should School Districts Pay a Ransomware Demand? It's Not Always Simple
Deciding whether to pay a ransomware demand depends on a district's own risk-benefit analysis.
Lauraine Langreo, October 5, 2022
5 min read
A Tulsa Police officer films the area outside of the McLain High School football stadium after a shooting during a football game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 in Tulsa, Okla. Police say a teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting at a high school homecoming football game in Oklahoma Friday night.
A Tulsa, Okla., police officer films the area outside of the McLain High School football stadium after a shooting during a football game Sept. 30. Police say a teenager was killed and another wounded in a shooting at a homecoming football game.
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School Climate & Safety School Shootings Reach Record Level, Data Show
There have been 35 school shootings so far in 2022, more than in any single year since Education Week began tracking the incidents in 2018.
Evie Blad, October 5, 2022
2 min read
Protesters hold signs at a Moms for Liberty rally at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on October 9, 2021. About 100 people attended the rally to protest mask and vaccine mandates.
Protesters hold signs at a Moms for Liberty rally at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., on October 9, 2021. The group is gearing up to train and support candidates across the country who support its "parental rights" agenda.
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Families & the Community 'Parental Rights' Poised to Be Hot Issue in School Board Races
A fast-growing conservative group is pushing a parents' rights pledge for school board candidates.
Eesha Pendharkar, October 5, 2022
6 min read