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New in Trib+Edu: Schools look abroad for teachers

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Sacramento schools look for teachers in the Philippines, political dysfunction continues to hold up education dollars for Illinois schools and a push for music education in South Dakota.

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New in Trib+Edu: Science teachers fight the White House

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Science teachers push back against Department of Education, school showdown in NYC ends and an interview with Katie Krummeck and Rob Rouse of Southern Methodist University.

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New in Trib+Edu: Helping refugees get an education

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: A community in Michigan works to help refugees receive an education, a new approach to summer school and an interview with Jill Allor, a professor with the Department of Teaching and Learning at Southern Methodist University.

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New in Trib+Edu: Trump slashes K-12 education in budget

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: President Donald Trump calls for deep cuts in education spending in his proposed budget, an appreciation of a pioneer in teacher evaluation and an interview with Jonathan Schwartz of the University of Houston.

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New in Trib+Edu: Making student data sharable

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: A company tackles the challenge of interoperability with student data, a new trend emerges with the fidget spinner and an interview with Bradley Carpenter of the University of Houston.

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New in Trib+Edu: Trump's first 100 days in ed policy

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Trump's first 100 days yield relatively few changes in education policy, schools scramble for subs and an interview with Stephanie Al Otaiba of Southern Methodist University.

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New in Trib+Edu: Playlists come to the curriculum

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Software companies aim to personalize learning, Idaho experiments with online accounts for students to defray college prep costs and an interview with Candace Walkington of Southern Methodist University.

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New in Trib+Edu: Schools investing in cyber defenses

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Schools on the defense against student hackers, tackling the black student achievement gap and an interview with Sara Jones of the University of Houston.

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School leaders welcome proposed changes to A-F system

During a House Public Education Committee hearing, education experts and activists testified on legislation related to the state's A-F accountability system for public schools and districts.

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New in Trib+Edu: School funding fix floated in House

In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: The House Public Ed chairman floats a $1.6B school funding plan, voters in New Mexico weigh soda tax to fund a pre-K program and an interview with Kelly Williams of the University of Texas at Austin.

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