Spotlight on Parent and Community Engagement – Education Week

In order to better serve their students, schools are building meaningful relationships with families and their communities. In this Spotlight, learn how home-school connections can benefit ELLs and their parents, how community voices are helping shape state ESSA plans, and how educators can provide parents with actionable information to support…

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School Police Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Nevada Student, Officials Say – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

The student was transported to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition Thursday. The officer, who works for the district-run police department, was placed on paid administrative leave pending an external investigation by the Reno Police Department. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read…

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From Clueless to Connected: My Parent Engagement Journey

When my daughter started preschool four years ago, I was thrilled. I couldn’t believe how quickly the time went by and now my little person was starting her educational journey. And just like most first-time parents, I didn’t know what exactly to expect. There I was walking to back-to-school night…

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After Chattanooga School Bus Crash, Officials Renew Push for Seat Belts – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

A deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tenn., has rekindled a debate on seat belt mandates. Just six states have school bus seat belt requirements. Authorities have not yet concluded whether seat belts would have prevented injuries in the incident. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc…

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Troubled by Post-Election School Climate, K-12 Groups to Issue ‘Call to Action’ – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump’s presidential election by reaffirming “the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures.” View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

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Superintendent’s Retweet About Students’ Post-Election Emotions Stirs Controversy – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

A Maryland lawmaker is pushing for a state ethics charge against Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance after he retweeted a call for schools to protect “non-white students” the day after the election. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

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