LGBTQ Issues Roil Florida School-Choice Debate

As lawmakers weigh expansion of the state’s voucher and tax-credit scholarship programs, some renew a push for anti-discrimination protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students. Source: Education Week Link: LGBTQ Issues Roil Florida School-Choice Debate

Cyber Attacks on Schools Tripled in 2019, Report Finds

During calendar year 2019, the center catalogued 348 publicly-disclosed school cyber incidents. That includes malware outbreaks, phishing attacks, denial of service attacks, and more. Source: Education Week Link: Cyber Attacks on Schools Tripled in 2019, Report Finds

See the 29 Education Programs Trump Wants to Condense Into a Block Grant

The Education Department programs the president wants to consolidate into a block grant deal with English-language acquisition, charter schools, after-school activities, rural education, and more. Source: Education Week Link: See the 29 Education Programs Trump Wants to Condense Into a Block Grant

What Should Leadership Development Look Like?

Research shows demands put on school principals are increasing when it comes to instructional leadership. Greater demands bring out increasing gaps, and a need for better leadership development. Source: Education Week Link: What Should Leadership Development Look Like?

Special Education: Definition, Statistics, and Trends

What is special education? What do we know about the student special education population and the teachers who educate them? What percentage of students with disabilities are educated in regular classrooms? Source: Education Week Link: Special Education: Definition, Statistics, and Trends

'Twice Exceptional' Students Miss Out on Gifted Classes

Students who are both disabled and gifted are often overlooked when it comes to screening for gifted education. A California district found that it could buck the trend by casting a wider net for gifted students. Source: Education Week Link: ‘Twice Exceptional’ Students Miss Out on Gifted Classes