K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Chevron adds $20M to multistate STEM partnership

10/22/2014

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chevron will invest $20 million in a collaborative program to promote science, technology, engineering and math in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Th… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Study: Wealthier districts raise more private money

10/22/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Nonprofit groups led by parents and community leaders have more than quadrupled the money they have raised for education between 1995 and 2010, according to a national study. Data also show that wealt… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Ireland schools' breakfast clubs feeding a need

10/21/2014

  • Irish Times (Dublin), The

Officials at one Irish school have reported a 40% increase in participation in a school breakfast club since 2005 -- a spike that is attributed to the recession and other factors. The clubs are appear… Read More

CEC SmartBrief

News about special education

CEC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Council for Exceptional Children

Students gain work experience in school thrift store

10/22/2014

  • San Antonio Express-News

Students with disabilities are operating a thrift store at a Texas high school to gain work skills and experience. The store uses a token model in which students can use "bucks" awarded for desired be… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Neb. district plans training on social media for parents

10/22/2014

  • Lexington Clipper-Herald (Neb.)

An attorney in Nebraska is giving presentations to area high schools to help parents better understand the digital world their children are living in. Topics include how to talk to students about soci… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

News for educators and parents of students in grades 4-8

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Veteran educator shares 6 lessons from her first year

10/20/2014

  • Edutopia.org

New teachers may find the end of October difficult as their high energy from the school year's start begins to decrease, transformational leadership coach Elena Aguilar writes in this blog post. Aguil… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

CTE assessment receives initial approval in N.Y.

10/20/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

New York students could be allowed to earn their high-school diploma by taking a test in an area such as the arts, hospitality and carpentry in place of a social studies exam if state officials approv… Read More