The Future of AI Depends on…

During her freshman year, Stephanie Tena, a 16-year-old programmer, was searching the internet for coding programs and came across a website for an organization called AI4All, which runs an artificial-intelligence summer camp for high-schoolers. On the site, a group of… Read full article at The Atlantic

NATIONAL: STEM Education: Opening Gateways to Learning…

Government agencies, business groups, and policymakers continue to prioritize support for the the STEM fields. But K-12 educators note that these fields present many places where kids can get stuck—from weak instruction in the early grades to traditional calculus classes… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Data-Driven Instruction: Top Trend in K-12…

Educators’ use of data to make decisions about instruction and intervention is rising dramatically in U.S. schools, according to an online survey of 1,516 teachers released today by Kahoot! This year, three out of four teachers identified data-driven instruction as… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: How Districts Can Incorporate Open Educational…

As students and teachers gain increased access to digital tools and interactive resources in the classroom, more schools have started using open educational resources. In 2015, 48 percent of district leaders said they planned to acquire OER, according to a… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: In Chicago, Student ‘Peace Warriors’ Spread…

At his desk at North Lawndale College Prep High School, Gerald Smith keeps a small calendar that holds unimaginable grief. In its pages, the dean and student advocate writes the name of each student who's lost a family member, many… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Will Louisiana Teachers Be the Next…

Teachers across Louisiana want a pay raise and they're willing to join a statewide walkout to get it. So says a new survey by the 20,000-member Louisiana Federation of Teachers. "Our survey shows that teachers are fed up, not just… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: For Troubled Kids, Some Schools Take…

Sometimes 11-year-old B. comes home from school in tears. Maybe she was taunted about her weight that day, called "ugly." Or her so-called friends blocked her on their phones. Some nights she is too anxious to sleep alone and climbs… Read full article at NPR

Morongo tribe recognized for its air…

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has been honored for its Air Quality Program. The tribe received the 2018 Virgil Masayesva Tribal Air Programs Excellence Award from a consortium of environmental agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The award,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: Cyber Charters in at Least 5…

After years of operating largely unfettered, the country's full-time online charter school sector appears to be undergoing a shift. Nowhere are the changes more evident than in Ohio, where the state's largest cyber charter, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, is… Read full article at Education Week

Concerns raised on charter renewal of…

PALM DESERT, Calif. - Teachers and parents at Palm Desert Charter Middle School raised concerns over negotiations on the school's charter. It's up for renewal with the Desert Sands Unified School District and they had questions and went to the… Read full article at KESQ News