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School districts are pushing career exploration into middle and lower grades, convinced the preparation necessary for tomorrow’s jobs needs to begin earlier. Helping students connect what they are learning to careers will not only deepen their engagement, say educators, but also help them make more informed decisions about their educational paths.
Phones are potent learning tools, but they've also become big distractions in many classrooms. Now, some schools are taking steps to reduce their temptation by banning their use during the entire school day.