NATIONAL: Bullied kids are more likely to…

Victims of bullying appear to be much more likely to bring a weapon to school, according to a new study published today in the journal Pediatrics. Authors of the study used Centers for Disease Control data from more than 15,000… Read full article at ABC News

NATIONAL: When It Comes to Sexual Harassment,…

Early in Kelly Wickham Hurst’s teaching career, some of her colleagues warned her about an older male coworker. He came in early and sometimes cornered women, telling inappropriate jokes that at times led to uncomfortable physical contact he brushed off… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: Poor Girls Are Leaving Their Brothers…

MERCED, California—Nita Vue’s parents, refugees from Laos, wanted all nine of their children go to college. But Nita, now 20, is the only one of her brothers and sisters who is going to get a degree. A few of her… Read full article at The Atlantic

NATIONAL: Dual-Language Programs Boost Student Achievement in…

English-language learners assigned to dual-language-immersion classrooms in the Portland, Ore., school district were more likely to be classified as English proficient by 6th grade when compared to peers enrolled in traditional classes, a new study by the RAND Corp. found.… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Tax Bills’ Changes to Debt Could…

A provision of the House and Senate tax bills could increase how much schools pay for long-term debt, and subsequently shrink resources for students and teachers. That's the view of the Association of School Business Officials International, which represents officials… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Students Share Lessons Learned About Personalized…

One of the biggest personalized learning mistakes schools have made in the past is thinking about technology first and students' needs later. That has led to some very costly, high-profile failures. To make personalized learning work, experts recommend that schools… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Are States Changing Course on Teacher…

Bolstered by new research and federal incentives, experts decided about a decade ago that better teacher evaluation was the path to better student achievement. A flood of states started toughening their teacher-evaluation systems, and many of them did it by… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Supreme Court Declines to Take Up…

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case about prayers before school board meetings, leaving continuing uncertainty over the constitutionality of the practice. The justices declined without comment to hear the appeal in American Humanist Association… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Working Together: School District Leaders’ Advice…

It's becoming increasingly difficult to remember a time when the research-practice divide in education wasn't a central concern for policy makers, researchers, and practitioners. Recently, efforts to bridge this divide have focused on trying to encourage the development of stronger… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Confused By Your Public School Choices?…

Erin Roth faced a tough choice in 2015. She needed to select a school for one of her two daughters. And in Washington, D.C., where she lives, she faced a dizzying array of traditional and charter schools from which to… Read full article at NPR