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What we’re reading: May 2016

May 2, 2016 James DeKoven

As you plan your summer vacation and reading list, don’t forget to check out these edtech gems.

Education Next: Testing Alone Won’t Make Good Readers
Contrary to popular opinion, more reading instruction time doesn’t necessarily make for improved reading.

The 74: 3 of the 5 Biggest School Districts Hire More Security Officers Than Counselors
Visit some of the largest public school districts in America and you’ll find more security officers than counselors.

Samsung: How Special Education Technology is Helping One Student to Thrive
Read about Lily and how mobility technologies have helped her lead a richer, more independent life.

District Administration: Rethinking Responses to Bullying
A new survey questions our common beliefs about how to best combat the bullying crisis.

The Hechinger Report: When Students Lead Parent-Teacher Conferences
Some schools believe students can improve their grades by involving them in something that’s been historically off limits.

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A year ago, Clever was a 40-person team working with 31,000 K-12 schools. There were about 100 learning apps on the Clever platform then. Fast-forward to today, and Clever is 100-people strong! Now we’re helping 50,000 schools (more than a third of the K-12 schools in the country) connect with more than 200 of the best learning apps around.

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