Education-related News Updates and Resources September 8, 2017

One of the top education stories this week was about the administration’s decision regarding DACA.  Here you will find some information on what it currently means for Dreamers.  The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials is providing real-time bilingual (English and Spanish) information by calling a free hotline 844-411-DACA (3222).  There has been bipartisan support for Dreamers, including five former secretaries of education and extensive coverage on the issue, and this teacher-focused story. Our CEO issued a statement earlier this week.

This hurricane season is also driving the headlines, with ongoing coverage about Harvey’s impact.  We shared some free teaching resources on our blog yesterday.  We continued seeing stories regarding the impact of Harvey.  Some schools in South Florida closed Thursday and Friday, but stayed open in Central Florida.

We followed other stories related to EdTech, teaching methods, and education in general.  Our didactic teaching method ensures students become protagonists of their own learning; we found this story very interesting.

This week on our blog, we had our first guest blogger, Gianny Liranzo.  The post, which is in Spanish, posed the question, “Is intelligence what is most important to achieve success?” Read it here

One of our favorite stories this week was this one from The Orange County Register: “70 migrant farmworkers earn high school certificates in Cal State Fullerton program.”

What stories in this space are you following?

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