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Weekly News Round-Up for November 16th
posted by: Melissa | November 16, 2018, 10:41 am   

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, Nazi salutes, social studies changes, the effects of black teachers and more!

 
On Same Team: Educators Want the Best for Kids
posted by: Michele | November 12, 2018, 01:49 pm   

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key has requested a waiver of the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act (TFDA) process for the 22 schools rated "D" or "F" in the Little Rock School District. TFDA mandates a more thorough process to dismiss certified staff, including teachers, counselors, and principals.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for November 9th
posted by: Melissa | November 09, 2018, 01:50 pm   

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, election results, teacher – student fights, Halloween costumes and more!

 
Remembering the Armistice
posted by: Melissa | November 07, 2018, 11:31 am   

Schools across the country will be closed on Monday November 12 or hold special ceremonies to recognize Veterans Day. While Veterans Day is an annual solemn day of remembrance, this year it holds special significance. November 11, 2018 marks not only the national holiday, but also the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the bloody war “to end all wars” that led to the holiday’s creation in its original name, Armistice Day.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for November 2nd
posted by: Melissa | November 02, 2018, 02:52 pm   

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, charters strike, bus stop accidents spread, a shooting is blamed on bullying, and more!

 
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