Federal Flash: What Federal Policymakers Have Done to Help Schools Respond to Coronavirus

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March 30, 2020 07:20 pm

Loyal viewers might notice that this Federal Flash, just like so many other aspects of daily life, looks a little different. With All4Ed staffers staying home like most Americans, we are committed to continue sharing the most critical education updates with you from our home offices, kitchen tables, and comfiest armchairs. We’ve also created a webpage for all of our coronavirus-related resources and information at all4ed.org/coronavirus.

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A Whole-School Approach to English Language Learner Achievement

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March 17, 2020 09:30 am

English language learners (ELLs) have been in the margins for many years. Typically, they have been the responsibility of an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher or a few dual-language teachers. Yet, as schools now experience increased numbers of ELLs, and face accountability from the district and federal government for their performance, educators are looking for evidence-based solutions to support the academic achievement of ELL students. One solution that has been quite successful is the whole-school approach to ELL academic success.

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#OurChallengeOurHope, Brown vs. Board, English Language Learners, Equity, Teachers and School Leaders

Federal Flash: Coronavirus, Closures, and Congress

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March 13, 2020 04:15 pm

In today’s Federal Flash, we’ll discuss what federal policymakers are doing to support students in the midst of school closures due to the coronavirus. We’ll cover action being taken in Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education.

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Who Are Education Advocates Supporting on Super Tuesday?

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March 02, 2020 04:20 pm

Federal Flash, discusses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ testimony before the House Appropriations committee, funding for rural schools, where the unions are lending their support in the Democratic Presidential primary, and this year’s Digital Learning Day.

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