K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

STEM needs expand across non-STEM workforce

4/22/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

Demand for skills in science, technology, engineering and math has grown dramatically in non-STEM fields, according to a report from the National Science Board. In 2010, about 5.4 million people held … Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

What do opt-out students do during testing sessions?

4/24/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Advocates for the opt-out movement have turned their attention to what schools instruct students who are not taking tests to do during exam sessions. In parts of New York state, parents and others hav… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Study: Emotional issues are on the rise in UK girls

4/20/2015

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

There has been a sharp rise in emotional issues being reported by female students in the UK, according to a study by University College London and the Anna Freud Centre. Researchers attribute the spik… Read More

SmartBrief on Special Education

News about special education

SmartBrief on Special Education

Study finds link between race of teachers, students identified as gifted

4/23/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Schools with more black and Hispanic teachers are more likely to have a larger population of black and Hispanic students identified as gifted, according to research presented at the American Education… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Pa. program connects students with experts in person, via Skype

4/24/2015

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Five school districts in Pennsylvania were selected for a pilot program intended to expose students to astronomy. In partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, experts on the subject have visited st… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

News for educators and parents of students in grades 4-8

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Classes, projects are part of Pa. middle school's STEAM program

4/24/2015

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Pennsylvania middle school features a science, technology, engineering, arts and math curriculum, including a dedicated STEAM elective for seventh-graders. The school also plans to expand the curric… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Ways schools can protect students online

4/22/2015

  • eSchool News (free registration)

School systems must come up with new ways to keep students safe online as they bring their own devices to class, writes Sanjay Ramnath, Barracuda Networks' senior director of security products. In thi… Read More