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Month: October 2018

How Can Students Learn to Distinguish Misinformation From Real News?

0 Comments October 6, 2018

By Catherine Gewertz on October 4, 2018 9:03 AM Guest Blogger for Education Week at blogs.edweek.org Teachers have a new media-literacy tool they can use to help high school students steer clear of misinformation. The free online game, called NewsFeed Defenders, was released Thursday, as mid-term election campaigns heat up. It invites students to pretend that they’re moderating an […]

Family Engagement Bill AB 2878 Signed Into Law by the Governor

0 Comments October 2, 2018

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT BILL AB 2878 SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2878, sponsored by California State PTA and co-authored by Assemblymember Rocky Chavez and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Signed yesterday, this legislation will add research-based family engagement guidance and practice into the California Education Code. […]