Note: The articles compiled in this newsletter come from independent media sources who are solely responsible for their content. Northwest AEA staff did not participate in writing any of these articles and Northwest AEA does not necessarily endorse the content of the articles. Some media sources require digital access subscriptions. News clips receivers are responsible for setting up their own digital access for these media sources. Northwest AEA is unable to provide this digital access for our news clips receivers.

English-Learners Study Language of Math
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/02/08/english-learners-study-language-of-math.html

To fight student homelessness, this school district helps the whole family
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/fight-student-homelessness-school-district-helps-whole-family/

Students learn critical nature of technology in agriculture
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2017/02/15/students-learn-critical-nature-technology-agriculture

5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/02/16/514364210/5-ways-teachers-are-fighting-fake-news

'Simple Steps' can create lifelong success for kids
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/abetteriowa/2017/02/15/simple-steps-can-create-lifelong-success-kids/97965114/

Building Up the Teacher Workforce in Small-Town Iowa
https://leaders.edweek.org/profile/chris-coffelt-superintendent-developing-teachers/

5 Million English Language Learners: A Vast Pool Of Talent, At Risk
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/02/23/512451228/5-million-english-language-learners-a-vast-pool-of-talent-at-risk

Integrity: How Families Teach and Live Their Values
http://www.rootsofaction.com/integrity/

What is a Role Model? Five Qualities that Matter to Teens
http://www.rootsofaction.com/what-is-a-role-model-five-qualities-that-matter-for-role-models/

Our Community Promise
http://www.rootsofaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Community-Promise-2-Web.pdf

My Parenting Promise
http://www.rootsofaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Parenting-Promise-2-Web.pdf

Self-Awareness: How Parents Foster Meaning and Purpose in Kids
http://www.rootsofaction.com/self-awareness-meaning-purpose/

 7 Life-Affirming, Everyday Ways to Love a Child
http://www.rootsofaction.com/ways-to-love-a-child/