NATIONAL: What Works in Teacher Induction? The…

The New Teacher Center, a long-running teacher-induction program that works with nearly 1 in 10 new teachers, has released its program standards to the public. Up until now, those standards have only been available to paying districts. The NTC's approach… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: The Cost of Personalized Learning? Six…

Shifting to a personalized-learning model requires that schools make a six-figure upfront investment, more than 40 percent of which is likely to go to technology, according to a new analysis of six "breakthrough" Chicago district and charter schools. After that… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Special Education Case That Made It…

When the U.S. Supreme Court created a stronger standard for special education in a unaminous decision last year, observers could be forgiven for believing that was the end of the story. But for the family at the center of Endrew… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Appeals Court Rules Mostly White City…

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the mostly white city of Gardendale, Ala., cannot detach its students from a racially mixed county school system by forming its own district, reversing a lower court decision. The 11th Circuit U.S. Circuit… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Boston Resolves Civil Rights Complaint Over…

Boston has committed to ensuring that students with sickle cell disease—a genetic disorder that causes pain, fatigue, and organ damage—are identified and given appropriate accommodations, such as more time to get to class, modified physical education classes, and door-to-door transportation.… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: ‘I…

A free day at the aquarium! For Marcey Morse, a mother of two, it sounded pretty good. It was the fall of 2016, and Morse had received an email offering tickets, along with a warning about her children's education. At… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: School catches flak for telling girls…

(CNN) - Sometimes the best of intentions have unintended consequences. Kanesville Elementary School in Ogden, Utah, holds a sixth-grade dance on Valentine's Day each year. The dance is intended to promote inclusion and kindness, and students have traditionally been told… Read full article at KESQ News

Loss of former student propels teacher…

HEMET – Hemet Unified School District is a tight-knit family. Educators are given the opportunity to watch students throughout their educational journey. They see them push past what their own expectations are and test their limits to ensure their dreams… Read full article at The Valley News

Mountain View Middle School Chosen for…

Mountain View Middle School is one of 22 California middle schools recognized in the 2017-18 Schools to Watch - Taking Center Stage program, announced this week by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. The designation recognizes high-performing middle schools… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News