Federal Flash: Is the FCC Trying to Limit Wi-Fi in Schools?

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June 24, 2019 03:52 pm

Is the Federal Communications Commission trying to limit Wi-Fi in schools? Some education advocates think so. Learn why in today’s Federal Flash.

Today’s Flash also covers new bills in Congress on dual enrollment, funding for the U.S. Department of Education, and new guidance from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos intended to provide flexibility to schools.

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Digital Equity, E-Rate, Education Technology, Federal Communications Commission

Deeper Learning Digest: Valuing Culture Matters for Learning

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June 13, 2019 03:56 pm

How can you develop a culturally responsive classroom environment and shape the lives of diverse learners?

Today’s digest highlights a strategy for culturally responsive pedagogy, a whole-child approach in Baltimore, a massive deeper learning conference in Kentucky, project-based learning in North Carolina, and more!

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Deeper Learning, Deeper Learning Digest

Federal Flash: Will Trump Support a Congressional Plan to Provide Hope for Dreamers and Save DACA?

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June 07, 2019 01:55 pm

Will a recently passed bill in the House of Representatives provide hope for Dreamers and save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program?

This Federal Flash has some answers and also details a new bill to support middle schools and a new report questioning how—and if—states are identifying schools for support and improvement under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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