Answer Sheet: This is the new Betsy DeVos speech everyone should read

Here are K-12 education programs Trump wants to eliminate in 2018 budget; The highs and lows of Betsy DeVos’s first 100 days as education secretary; Why so many students hate history — and what to do about it; Notre Dame students plan to protest against Mike Pence at commencement — and the university is okay with it; Personal data is collected on kids at school all the time. Here’s help for parents to protect children’s privacy.; Brown v. Board is 63 years old. Was the Supreme Court’s school desegregation ruling a failure?; Barron Trump to attend private St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland this fall; Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding — but only in Democratic districts. Really.; In Arizona, teachers can now be hired with absolutely no training in how to teach; The good — and bad — news about how some states want to evaluate schools in post-NCLB era;
 
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Here are K-12 education programs Trump wants to eliminate in 2018 budget
Mental health services. Civics and arts programs. International education and language studies. Anti-bullying activities. Etc.
The highs and lows of Betsy DeVos’s first 100 days as education secretary
See if you agree with this assessment.
 
Why so many students hate history — and what to do about it
Book excerpt: ‘When it comes down to it, there’s a battle between content and methods, and methods is losing.’
 
Notre Dame students plan to protest against Mike Pence at commencement — and the university is okay with it
The coalition is planning the walkout to protest policies Pence pursued as governor that they say targeted the most vulnerable.
 
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This is the new Betsy DeVos speech everyone should read
She gave it at a conference of ed tech entrepreneurs.
 
Personal data is collected on kids at school all the time. Here’s help for parents to protect children’s privacy.
Understanding these complicated issues — what student data is, how it’s used, with whom it’s being shared and how to protect it — leaves many parents’ heads spinning. Here’s help.
 
Brown v. Board is 63 years old. Was the Supreme Court’s school desegregation ruling a failure?
The historic Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education turns 63 years old on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The decision famously ordered the desegregation of public schools in the United States, declaring segregated schools “inherently unequal” and unconstitutional, but all these years later, segregation is far from being eliminated. In fact, 2016 federal […]
 
Barron Trump to attend private St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Maryland this fall
The 11-year-old will attend a school known for its groundbreaking brain-based research center.
 
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Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding — but only in Democratic districts. Really.
The Republicans got mad at the Democrats in a late-night session and then did this.
 
In Arizona, teachers can now be hired with absolutely no training in how to teach
One retired teacher is calling it the “Warm Body Law.”
 
The good — and bad — news about how some states want to evaluate schools in post-NCLB era
Maryland has led the way in making important reforms. What are other states doing?
 
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