News Update
What You Need to Know Now 4/19/2017


  • Proposed Law Puts Professors in the K-12 Classroom

    One state is tackling the problem of teacher shortages by proposing legislation that would allow faculty from higher education to work as adjunct instructors within K-12 schools in core academic subjects without a teaching license.

  • CA Reports Record High School Graduation Rate at 82.3%

    California's graduation rate increased for the seventh consecutive year and was at a record high for the class of 2016, with 83.2 percent of seniors graduating, according to statistics released this week by the California Department of Education.

  • Simi Valley, CA Innovator Uses Tech to Help Emotionally Challenged Kids

    Jamie Reese, a kindergarten through third grade teacher at Mountain View Elementary School in Simi Valley, CA, holds the distinct honor of winning Teacher of the Year for Ventura County in 2016. She's the first Simi Valley teacher to receive that award since 1977.

  • Learning Center to Help Close Digital Divide in Chicago

    A new, technology-infused learning center from Rasmussen College will offer broadband connectivity, computer workstations and academic coaching to high school students at Chicago Public Schools, college students and local community members.


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