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January 17, 2024

Education Week, Vol. 43, Issue 13
Lisa Raskin, who is a teacher at Jefferson Union High School District, talks about living on her own at the district's new housing complex in Daly City, Calif., on July 8, 2022. The school district in San Mateo County is among just a handful of places in the country with educator housing. But with a national teacher shortage and rapidly rising rents, the working class district could serve as a harbinger as schools across the U.S. seek to attract and retain educators.
Lisa Raskin, who is a teacher at the Jefferson Union high school district, talks about living on her own at the district's new housing complex in Daly City, Calif., on July 8, 2022. Only a handful of places in the country have educator housing, but teacher shortages and rapidly rising rents are making more districts take note.
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Education Briefly Stated: January 17, 2024
January 16, 2024
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People hold signs during a protest at the state house in Trenton, N.J., Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote Monday on legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren, as opponents crowd the statehouse grounds with flags and banners, including some reading "My Child, My Choice."
People hold signs during a protest at the state house in Trenton, N.J., on Jan. 13, 2020, opposing legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. In North Carolina, a bill passed to protect parents' rights in schools caused uncertainty that led two districts to pause a child sex abuse prevention program out of fear it would violate the new law.
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States How a Parents' Rights Law Halted a Child Abuse Prevention Program
Libby Stanford & Caitlynn Peetz, December 21, 2023
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Emmitt Glynn teaches AP African American studies to a group of Baton Rouge Magnet High School students on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 in Baton Rouge, La. Baton Rouge Magnet High School in Louisiana is one of 60 schools around the country testing the new course, which has gained national attention since it was banned in Florida.
Emmitt Glynn teaches AP African American studies to a group of Baton Rouge Magnet High School students on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 in Baton Rouge, La. The high school was testing a version of the new course, which has since gained national attention.
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States More States Are Creating a 'Portrait of a Graduate.' Here's Why
Libby Stanford, December 11, 2023
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Mathematics Q&A How to Support Black and Latino Students to Tackle Calculus
Sarah Schwartz, November 28, 2023
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School & District Management Opinion How Principals Can Grow Professionally This Year
S. Kambar Khoshaba, January 2, 2024
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Education Week opinion letters submissions
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Mathematics Letter to the Editor Students Need Math Fact Fluency
January 16, 2024
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Education Week opinion letters submissions
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School Climate & Safety Letter to the Editor Work With, Don't Eject, Troubled Students
January 16, 2024
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Teaching Opinion Teaching With a Twang: 'No One Imagines an English Teacher Like Me'
Carissa Turpin, January 3, 2024
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