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Forging Student Leadership Skills in Schools

Forging Student Leadership Skills in Schools
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Data Privacy Lawsuits Sweeping the Healthcare and Tech Sectors and What They Mean for the Industry
December 7, 2022

Data privacy lawsuits have rapidly increased in the healthcare and technology sectors in recent years, in part due to the increasing demand for access to sensitive medical data as well as the emergence of innovative products and services that rely on personal information. Since these attacks have occurred, companies have been forced to rethink […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Could Benefit the US Economy
December 7, 2022

Sports betting has continued to explode in the U.S. despite the reticence of many states to legalize the practice. One of the benefits cited by proponents of legalized sports betting is the tax revenue that states are able to collect. A recent piece in D Magazine analyzed just how much a state like Texas […]

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Will the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Revenue Continue Through the Rest of the Holiday Season?
December 7, 2022

This year, retailers kicked off the holiday season early with deals beginning prior to Thanksgiving weekend. The encouragement from retailer sales to have consumers begin their holiday shopping early, has made some impact with this year breaking record revenue over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales prove positive in predicting […]

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Forging Student Leadership Skills in Schools
April 13, 2022

For many educators, encouraging students to learn and utilize leadership skills are qualities many aim to instill. The process can be challenging but having help facilitating this task makes the process more attainable and enjoyable, and that is the foundation of Leader in Me, a school-based educational program that helps students form proven leadership […]

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School Safety Today: Survey Says—Gap on Perception of School Safety
September 30, 2021

Is there a gap between how parents and students perceive a particular school’s safety and how the school administrators do? A 2021 survey in partnership with Raptor Technologies revealed a wide gap in the viewpoints of school safety initiatives. Students and parents are less confident than administrators in several critical areas, including a 30-point gap […]

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Maneuvering the Maze of ESSER Federal Funds
August 25, 2021

2020 and 2021 have been the years of federal funding initiatives; COVID’s crunch of practically every industry have left schools, retailers, manufacturers, hoteliers and more, grasping at straws to find the capital needed to rebuild momentum and fund necessary resources for success. In education specifically, the ARP ESSER fund, for example, has set aside […]

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Discerning the Hype and Hope for Higher Ed
July 9, 2021

For Michael Huseby, CEO and Chairman of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc.(BNED), navigating a $1.5B operation through the most dramatic upheavals in the history of higher education was a difficult, but ultimately fulfilling, challenge. In this episode, Michael provides a state-of-play for the university systems rocked by the past two years and offers up some […]

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How to Close the Homework Gap Based on Student Connectivity
June 8, 2021

CoSN today released a report on the preliminary findings of a breakthrough study on students’ at-home internet connectivity and provided guidelines on bandwidth, devices and other remote learning needs based on the data. The study, supported by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), fills a critical need among educators and policymakers for detailed […]

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Why Early Learners Need Community Investment To Succeed
May 7, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, demographics in Pre-K and Kindergarten are shifting. This is leaving an enrollment bubble as students head back to class in Fall 2021. A strain will be placed on the educators and the community. Some services will also be needed in order to support students, including community investment. On this episode […]

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How Educators Can Take Advantage of Federal Educational Funds
April 20, 2021

Where do the educational relief funds provided by the U.S. government come from, and how can educators take advantage? Angela Arnold, General Manager of OverDrive Education, shared her thoughts. “It surprised me to learn that many of the teachers, librarians and even some administrators we worked with have low information about U.S. government relief […]

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How To Make Schools Cybersafe
March 2, 2021

Before the pandemic, the number one biggest threat to school districts was the compromise of their SIS. Malware, phishing, and ransomware events were rising, and continue to rise, exponentially. In this episode, Rivka Tadjer and Eric Lankford, experts from the K12 Security Information Exchange (K12 SIX) – a new national non-profit dedicated solely to helping to […]

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Why a Multiscreen Classroom is the Future of Learning
January 25, 2021

Hybrid-remote learning provides the flexibility and freedom schools, parents, and students need in the current pandemic. However, moving a traditional classroom that’s built for face-to-face delivery to a hybrid-remote environment where instructors are teaching to both students in the classroom and online, often simultaneously, will take more than simply a laptop and a video conferencing […]

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