Federal Flash: Senator Alexander Retirement and School Safety Final Report

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December 20, 2018 03:14 pm

Federal K-12 policy had been a bit slow over the past few weeks, but in this last week before many take off for the holiday, there have been some important developments. Senator Lamar Alexander, the chair of the Senate Education Committee, announced he will not be seeking reelection. Also, the Trump administration’s commission on school safety released its final report.

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Deeper Learning Digest: What Work Skills Do Students Need Most?

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December 14, 2018 11:52 am

Gaining technical skills and know-how is critical to land that dream job, but employers are saying that they need candidates who have also mastered basic workplace skills. When should that training start? Some states are saying high school.

Today’s digest focuses on career and technical education programs that are preparing students for success beyond high school. It also highlights videos that showcase the “gold standard” of project-based learning projects.

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