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Weekly News Round-Up for August 23rd
posted by: Melissa | August 23, 2019, 10:02 am   

Each week, NWPE 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: suspending suspensions, growing support for teacher pay, angry teachers, and more!

 
Tips for Self-Care in the New School Year
posted by: Melissa | August 21, 2019, 09:56 am   

Self-care is a touchy topic for educators. We all verbally acknowledge its importance. We know that step one in caring for our students is caring for ourselves. Yet, when push comes to shove and we’re deep in the trenches by September or October, it just doesn’t seem to be that much of a priority. Educators in all settings are encouraged to give of themselves, and there’s just not that much support when it comes to caring for yourself. Soon enough, an educator can realize that they’re running themselves ragged and working to the point of exhaustion.

 
How Do You Get Students To Attend School?
posted by: Melissa | June 05, 2019, 02:15 pm   

No matter the age or grade, getting students to actually attend classes is one of the most challenging struggles a school will face. According to Attendance Works, more than 8 million students were chronically absent in the 2015-2016 school year. These absences can lead to lower test scores, a higher rate of failing a grade, and a higher rate of dropping out of school.

 
Best Twitter Hashtags for Teachers
posted by: Melissa | May 30, 2019, 02:55 pm   


Using Twitter for the first time can be daunting. Glancing over your feed can make it seem like there are a million conversations all going on at the same time, making it hard to follow a single train of thought or distinguish the good information from the bad. At the same time, Twitter has proven to be a valuable way for educators to connect with like-minded individuals across the country.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for February 8th
posted by: Melissa | February 08, 2019, 02:25 pm   

Each week, NWPE 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, West Virginia’s education bill, Denver teachers prep to strike, the flu hits hard, and more!

 
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