NATIONAL: How Private Schools and Districts Partner…

Less than 2 percent of school-aged students with disabilities—about 85,000 of them in fall 2016—are enrolled by their parents in private schools, according to records maintained by the federal government. But the education of those students, including their rights under… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Florida school district suspends its massacre…

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida school district is suspending its investigation into a school massacre, saying it conflicts with a state inquiry. Broward County Public Schools said Wednesday that it has stopped its recently announced internal investigation into the… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Study: For most home buyers, a…

Savvy home buyers, even when they don’t have children, typically recognize the connection between good schools and strong home values. For buyers with children, the school district is often one of the top priorities when choosing a new house. A… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: The Most Popular High School Plays…

Grease is out and Annie is in, according to the new high school theater rankings from Dramatics magazine. The top spot for musicals went to Beauty and the Beast, a show that's been hanging around the top 10 list for… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Armed Staff Keep Rural Schools Safe…

Proposals to arm teachers and school staff have stirred controversy since the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., but such plans are sometimes the best options for rural schools far from first responders, state and school officials told the Federal… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Teachers Weigh in on Pay, Safety,…

In a year marked by teacher activism and demonstrations, educators are urging policymakers to listen to them. Now, a new survey details teachers' opinions on more than a dozen education issues. Educators for Excellence, a group that advocates for teacher… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Schools Turn to Geospatial Tech Lessons…

During his junior year at Heritage High School, John Paine enrolled in a class called Geospatial Semester. He had no idea what it was about, but he thought "the name sounded cool." Turns out it was a program that introduces… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: What Happens to Academic Gender Gaps…

Academic gender gaps in reading and math follow different paths as American students move from their school years into adulthood, according to new federal data. By late adolescence, men and women show roughly the same literacy skills on the Program… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Texas district accepts gun donations after…

SANTA FE, Texas — A Houston-area school district where 10 people were shot to death in May has accepted about $220,000 worth of guns, ammunition and weapons training donated for its security staff. The Daily News reports that the Santa… Read full article at The Washington Post