Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
The Washington Post examines whether parent-teacher organizations who raise massive amounts of money should be required to share it with other public schools in need.
U.S. Congress rejects much of Betsy DeVos’ agenda in $1.3 trillion spending bill and increases funding to K-12 education, civil rights protections, college affordability, and more.
“Through tailoring schedules to meet the needs of our students and their families, we’ve been able to support engagement and encourage ownership of learning.” Taos Academy in New Mexico is ditching the weekly bell schedule to create flexibility for at-risk students.
“Just because we grow up, we do not grow out of our diversities and preferences toward learning.” edCircuit discusses PD and how to inspire your fellow educators to embrace opportunities for growth.
NPR shares a collection of articles on current events in U.S. education, including the national student walkout, school safety, and the First Amendment on campus.