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April 16, 2014

Louisville Suicide Highlights Role of Social Media in Schools' Crisis-Response Efforts

Districts are encouraged to incorporate strategies for responding to suicidal threats made on social media into their crisis-response plans.

April 04, 2014

National Opt-Out Advocacy Group Claims Website Was Hacked, 'Trashed'

Administrators of a national website that is the go-to source for information and advice about boycotting state assessments say the site has been hacked.

March 25, 2014

Detroit Parents Can Use New Website to Compare School Ratings, Programs

A Detroit education nonprofit partners with a national school-ratings website to provide parents more in-depth information about the city's schools.

March 20, 2014

Using Hip-Hop as an Educational Tool

In 2010 associate professor Christopher Emdin started a weekly Twitter chat called #HipHopEd to discuss the intersection of hip-hop and education. It has become an international education movement.

March 19, 2014

Teaching Channel: An Online Community Improving Practice

Recognizing that "a video library probably won't change practice," Pat Wasley set out to make Teaching Channel (Tch) an interactive community. The former dean of the University of Washington College of Education turned edupreneur took over the Oakland nonprofit two years ago.

March 11, 2014

When Teachers Read Mean Tweets by Their Students

Students at Los Alamitos High School, in Calif., rounded up their teachers this month and had them read mean tweets about themselves as part of a TV production project.

March 10, 2014

Recruiters Aren't Just Looking at Your Resume

Recruiters are not just looking at your resume anymore, they're checking out your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn pages. What kind of things do you post and how is that making a difference in your job-future?

February 25, 2014

HR Trends Impacting School Districts

The Society for Human Resources Management recently released a report offering information on the latest HR trends according to panels of senior HR practitioners, consultants, academics, and policy experts.

February 21, 2014

New National Alliance Aims to Unite Grassroots Testing Opposition

A new coalition of national groups hopes to organize what it sees as a growing number of grassroots anti-testing efforts to affect legislative reforms across the U.S.

February 14, 2014

Online Chat: Helping Teachers Make Wise Use of Technology

Join Education Week on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. ET, for an online chat about innovative approaches for training teachers how to use technology more effectively.

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