Archive for 2018- Page 6

    • GOP tax measure could spur ‘split roll’ backlash in CA

      (Calif.) Leaders of the state’s progressive movement have waited decades for a serious opportunity to get voter approval for splitting the property tax rules for homeowners from those of big commercial holdings.

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    • Wave of new ed laws taking effect in 2018

      (Ill.) High schools in Illinois must partner with a local police department, county sheriff, or police training academy to offer a jobs training program for students–one of many new state requirements going into effect this year.

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    • ADHD complaints on the rise

      With the number of students in our schools nationally that have been identified with attention deficit disorder continuing to escalate, this population is also a growing source of conflict between parents and administrators.

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    • Los Angeles sees jump in nationally-certified teachers

      (Calif.) Los Angeles Unified School District not only had the largest number of new National Board Certified Teachers overall, but also the most racially diverse group, according to the latest data from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

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    • Physical fitness leads to better elementary academic outcomes

      (Minn.) Elementary school students who are physically active for at least 60 minutes each day are not only more likely to be healthier, but also perform better in math and reading, according to a recent study.

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    • Refusal: A large number of kids just say no to school

      (Md.) Having an anxiety disorder is like being stuck in that moment when you realized you’ve leaned back too far in your chair, but have not yet fallen.

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    • Overlap plagues services to early learners with disabilities

      (Calif.) Multiple agencies and programs are charged with serving California’s estimated 41,000 infants and toddlers with special needs, which causes administrative overlap and confusion for families, according to a new review from the non-partisan Legislative Analyst.

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    • December revenue surged $4 billion above estimates

      (Calif.) After more than a year of waiting, the Trump bump may finally be reaching the coffers of state government as December receipts of both personal income taxes and those paid by corporations came in nearly $4 billion above expectations, according to preliminary review from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst.

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    • Schools can boost attendance by improving mental health

      (Australia) Without treatment, Australian students with mental disorders such as depression or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often have poorer academic outcomes than their peers–largely due to the amount of school days they miss, according to a new report.

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    • Cabinet Report merges with education non-profit

      In an effort to ensure the continued success of an important source of education news, Cabinet Report has joined the Attendance Institute, one of the nation’s leading advocates for improving student outcomes by eliminating chronic absenteeism.

      The move, effective January 1st, comes with a new name for the news service, K-12 Daily.

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