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April 27, 2022

Education Week, Vol. 41, Issue 31
LéAnn Cassidy, 57, sits in her middle school classroom in Connecticut. The 2018 Connecticut History Teacher of the Year and 2018 finalist for Connecticut Teacher of the Year, has been a classroom teacher for 34 years, but is considering retiring early.
LéAnn Cassidy, 57, sits in her middle school classroom in Connecticut. The 2018 Connecticut History Teacher of the Year and 2018 finalist for Connecticut Teacher of the Year has been a classroom teacher for 34 years, but is considering retiring early.
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Education Briefly Stated: April 27, 2022
April 26, 2022
9 min read
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A Birmingham, Ala., preschool teacher works with a student wearing a "talk pedometer," which records child and adult vocalizations, as part of the school-based LENA Grow program. Teachers receive report on how much talk and interaction each child experiences in a day of recording.
A Birmingham, Ala., preschool teacher works with a student wearing a "talk pedometer," which records child and adult vocalizations, as part of the school-based LENA Grow program. Teachers receive reports on how much talk and interaction each child experiences in a day of recording.
Courtesy of LENA Foundation
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Illustration of children approaching a canyon with a large hand reaching down to fill the gap with a missing puzzle piece.
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Kara Klever holds a sign in protest in the hall outside of the Blue Room as Governor Kevin Stitt signs a bill into law that prevents transgender girls and women from competing on female sports teams at the Capitol Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oka. The bill, which easily passed the Republican-led House and Senate mostly along party lines, took effect immediately with the governor's signature. It applies to female sports teams in both high school and college.
Kara Klever holds a sign in protest as Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signs a bill into law that prevents transgender girls and women from competing on female sports teams.
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Patrick Jiner, a seventh grade math teacher at Lake Middle School in Denver, passes out notebooks to his students on April 13, 2022.
Patrick Jiner teaches 7th grade math at Lake Middle School in Denver, where he logs many extra hours in the evenings and on weekends to plan lessons and respond to parents.
Rachel Woolf for Education Week
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English-Language Learners Opinion What I Learned From Teaching English-Language Learners for 30 Years
Kim Hanley, April 7, 2022
5 min read
Illustration of handbook with wrecking ball on cover.
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Equity & Diversity Opinion How to Train an Anti-Racist Teacher: 9 Practical Takeaways
Traci Dennis, April 12, 2022
4 min read
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Classroom Technology Letter to the Editor Personal Cellphones Are Not Instructional Tools
April 26, 2022
1 min read
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School & District Management Opinion Let's Stop Assuming Students Are Up to No Good
Brandon McCoy, April 4, 2022
3 min read