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Jeremy Currier, 15, sits at his house in Rochester Hills, Mich. Currier hacked Michigan's Rochester Community Schools district with his classmate, Seth Stephens, for three years. As a result, Currier and Stephens were expelled in May of 2018.
—Rachel Woolf for Education Week

They Hacked Their School District When They Were 12. The Adults Are Still Trying to Catch Up.

Jeremy Currier and Seth Stephens should be the cybersecurity workers of tomorrow. Instead, they’re at the center of a possible criminal investigation. (November 7, 2018)

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Rewarding Failure: An Education Week Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
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This Education Week examination of school districts’ pursuit of “interoperability” is the first of three special reports focused on the needs of K-12 district technology leaders, including chief technology officers.

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From kindergarten to high school, teachers are using student-made podcasts to nurture students' reading, writing, and interviewing skills.
February 13, 2019 – Education Week
The media loves stories about wealthy parents keeping their kids off screens. Experts, evidence, and educators from Beverly Hills to Greenwich, Conn. paint a different picture.
February 13, 2019 – Education Week
Elementary school teachers in the Peach State are using "game-based" formative assessments to take a pulse on their students' learning.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week
Officials with the powerful political network led by conservative billionaire Charles Koch said Monday that they are promoting a state-level education strategy that they hope educators and teachers unions will support.
January 28, 2019 – AP
The emerging instructional strategy tries to teach students about computational thinking through the use of physical tools. But there are obstacles to making it work.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
Are education leaders spending too much time chasing the latest tech trends rather than trying to maintain what they have? Benjamin Herold explores the innovation trap.
January 9, 2019 – Education Week
In interviews with Education Week, some teachers said they’ve seen lesson plans they created being sold by other people on Teachers Pay Teachers, and that the company isn’t going far enough to stop copyright infringement.
January 15, 2019 – Education Week
Keeping five classes of 30 students engaged each day isn’t an easy task. Nina Parrish shares five steps to help.
December 12, 2018 – Education Week
The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.
December 12, 2018 – Education Week
Fueled by technological advances, policy changes, and pressure from advocates, companies and researchers craft new tools and strategies to serve students with disabilities.
December 5, 2018 – Education Week

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