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ALAS: Leaders in Equity Update - March 9, 2022

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March 9, 2023

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This is Jolynn Begay-Lewis, Principal at Baboquivari Intermediate School serving students from the Tohono O'odham Nation. Her NPLA equity project focuses on Cultural Relevant Curriculum. Her last lessons include How Stars Are Made told by 3 different indigenous nations! Don't wait recommend 2-3 candidates from your school district for our Academy, email Maria CastillejaLearn More
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Even if national Parents Bill of Rights fails, should K-12 leaders worry?
District Administration Magazine
To many K-12 leaders, the phrase "Parents Bill of Rights" has become synonymous with a loss of control over what is taught in their classrooms and how students are supported. And while many of these new laws and pieces of legislation are having the biggest impacts in red states, U.S. House Republicans have just proposed a national Parents Bill of Rights. Read More
The Supreme Court takes up student loan forgiveness — What's at stake?
The Brookings Institution
On Feb. 28, the Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases about the Biden administration's proposed student loan forgiveness program — Biden v. Nebraska and U.S. Department of Education v. Brown. Read More
Superintendents spotlight: What it means to stay focused on the whole student
District Administration Magazine
Committing to the whole student is how K-12 schools can and will remain the key to democracy in America, Superintendent Trent North says. Of course, there is a lot that goes into maintaining that focus, adds North, the leader of Georgia's Douglas County School System since 2017 and now one of four finalists for AASA's 2023 Superintendent of the Year award. Read More
School leaders, it's time for a well-being self-assessment
Schools these days feel combustible: Students, teachers and leaders alike are exhausted and prone to eruptions that scald morale, scorch feelings and singe relationships. If you're like many school leaders, you might be reaching a boiling point. Read More
What superintendents are saying about staff shortages
Education Week
If you're wondering why you're not seeing as many headlines about staffing shortages in schools, it's because things might have improved. Read More
Virtual education is not popular. But can it improve teaching and learning?
Education Week
The pandemic's sweeping shutdown of school buildings led many districts to hastily put up emergency virtual learning services to continue providing lessons to students. Read More
Could the disruptive power of AI-generated images and videos impact K-12 learning?
EdTech Magazine
Have you noticed any fantasy-inspired portrait posts in your social media feeds lately? You might just be looking at AI-generated content, a new development in the exponentially expanding world of artificial intelligence that has emerged over the past few years. Read More
Building pathways to successful STEM careers for all learners
eSchool News
The journeys that children take through education are not as straightforward as most people think. In recent years, close to 70% of students went straight from high school to college, with those going to four-year universities typically outnumbering those enrolling in two-year colleges by roughly two to one. Read More
The US is facing a bilingual teacher shortage
While there has been a growing teacher shortage in the U.S. for a couple years already, the pandemic accelerated and aggravated this trend. A recent investigation by ABC News found that more than three quarters of states are facing teacher shortages, especially for specialized roles like special education and STEM. Read More
Fostering language and literacy development
Language Magazine
Literacy is essential for success in school and in life beyond school. The ability to read and write well provides individuals with untold opportunities as they move through school, pursue advanced education and careers and achieve their goals. Read More
Tips and resources for educators of newly-arrived ELL students
United Federation of Teachers
The UFT has compiled a selection of tools, resources and tips to help educators support newly-arrived English language learners. While this list is by no means comprehensive, the guidance and ELL strategies below can be integrated into your curriculum to benefit the newcomers in your classroom. Read More
Restricted language access during childhood affects adult brain structure in selective language regions
Language is a uniquely human cognitive ability involving a specialized and distributed left-lateralized fronto-temporal brain network. To date, however, how this highly efficient and complex language network emerges in the brain during early human development is poorly understood. Read More
Pre-kindergarten teachers' family engagement practices and English language learners' attendance and early learning skills: Exploring the role of the linguistic context
As linguistic diversity increases in the U.S., it is essential for pre-kindergarten programs to expand their capacity to serve families whose home languages are not English. Read More
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ALAS: Leaders in Equity Update
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