What You Need To Know About Kids' Screen Time Right Now

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There's so much information — and anxiety — out there about how much time your kids should spend using devices. Here's our video guide to balancing the need for limits with the potential benefits....

School, 911 Employees on Leave After Student Wanders, Drowns - Education Week

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Authors: Education Week

A 14-year-old autistic boy who wandered away from his New York school and apparently drowned was marked as being in class by three school employees even though surveillance video shows him getting off the school bus and walking away from campus, authorities said last week....

Democrats Grill DeVos On Guns, Schools And Money

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The education secretary was on Capitol Hill to talk about the proposed budget for her department. She got an earful from Democrats.

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Transgender Teachers: In Their Own Voices

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We asked transgender educators around the country to share a selfie, and tell us what they wish others knew about them. Many say they play vital roles in creating safe spaces for the next generation.

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A Rocky Appearance For DeVos On '60 Minutes'

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The controversial education secretary repeated her support for arming teachers and appeared unable to answer some questions about schools in her home state, in the 13-minute interview.

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Special Report: Teaching Vulnerable Students - Education Week

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Authors: Education Week

This special report examines challenges and strategies for educating some of the most vulnerable students in the nation’s schools, including youths in juvenile detention facilities, immigrant students fearing deportation, homeless students with disabilities, and foster children....

Four Ways Schools Fail Special Education Students - Education Week

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Authors: Education Week

Despite the implementation of many well-intentioned reforms, special education continues to miss the mark for students with disabilities, write Mark Alter, Marc Gottlieb, and Jay Gottlieb....

How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things

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The school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has children all over the country asking difficult questions. Here are a few tips for their parents and teachers.

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