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How Educators Consult on Evidence-Based Interventions

A new survey finds teachers and principals are most likely to rely on the applicability of evidence-based intervention strategies targeted toward the needs of their students to determine the best supports to address their academic and nonacademic challenges.

Number of Female Students, Students of Color Tackling Computer Science AP on the Rise

The College Board has released some preliminary data on the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles assessment for 2019. Three years after the launch of the course and its exam, according to the nonprofit, participation has more than doubled. Over the same period, the number of female students and students of color tackling AP CSP also more than doubled.

Advanced Vocational Classes Boost Early Career Earnings

A new study of the schooling and workforce outcomes for 4,414 "early-career" adults found that students earned about 2 percent more each year for each advanced or upper-level vocational class or career and technical education class they completed in high school.

Education Top Sector Hit by Trojans

The openness of education networks poses the sector’s greatest cybersecurity threat, according to a company that produces anti-malware software. According to a new analysis of its customer data, Malwarebytes has found that the education sector was the largest target for adware and trojans, and second among verticals for being hit with ransomware.

T-Mobile Launches Changemaker Challenge

T-Mobile is kicking off its second annual competition to encourage young people to create projects that can help their local communities.

Mixed Results on the Worth of AP and IB Classes

More high school students have access to taking AP and IB classes, but new data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that these classes may not result in college credit.

Violent Incidents Up on K-12 Campuses

The number of violent incidents rose from 15.5 percent in the 2015-2016 school year to 21.3 percent for 2017-2018.

Research Finds Mostly White Ed Force Unready to Support Minority Students

Along with increased focus on supporting the needs of a diverse student body, the report also suggested that educator preparation programs emphasize field experience and "high-quality mentorship experiences" that tie to the coursework.

How Youth Organizations Use Tech to Build Student Social Capital

Helping students develop their "social capital" — the people and environments they have access to, including caring teachers, tutors, mentors, coaches, friends, who can help them thrive — isn't just a job for those present in their lives face-to-face.

Preventing CTE Renaissance from Repeating Problems of the Past

How can the career and technical education programs of today avoid the equity problems that plagued vocational education in previous generations?

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