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2-25-18 Education in the News

The Record--'This is going on your permanent record': Yes, it's a real thing. Here's what it means

NORTH JERSEY— "This will go on your permanent record."

That phrase, uttered by teachers and parents, continues to instill fear in the hearts of students everywhere.

Is there a permanent record? What does it contain and is it something that should concern parents?

Yes, there is a permanent record. It contains lots of information and parents should know what's on it. 


 Gene Myers, Staff Writer, @myersgene Published 1:02 p.m. ET April 24, 2018


The Atlantic--The Post-Parkland Unity Is Officially Over

The national student-activist movement is dealing with fractures—but that could mean it’s stronger than ever.

At 10 o’clock on Friday morning, thousands of students across the country commemorated a moment that not one of them was alive to experience: the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that killed 13 people 19 years ago today. Kids walked out of their classrooms on Friday to remember and to protest in the latest iteration of the student-led movement against gun violence that burgeoned after February’s Parkland, Florida, school shooting.


Isabel Fattal| Apr 20, 2018


Education Week--Discipline Disparities Grow for Students of Color, New Federal Data Show

At a time when the Trump administration is contemplating rolling back discipline guidance with protections for vulnerable groups, new federal data find continuing disparities in how students of color and those with disabilities are disciplined and in the opportunities they get in schools.


Sarah D. Sparks and Alyson Klein| April 24, 2018 | Updated: April 24, 2018


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