Pop Quiz: Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

How well did you keep up with this week’s developments in K-12 education? To find out, take our five-question quiz below. Then, share your score by tagging us on social media with #K12DivePopQuiz.


The theme of U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona's speech this week at the Education Department's Washington, D.C. headquarters was:

  • Ready to Reset
  • Education as the Great Equalizer
  • Raise the Bar
  • Continuing Transformative Change

What major step should schools take now to bolster their cyberdefenses, according to guidance released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency this week?

  • Install basic firewall services
  • Implement multi-factor authentication
  • Create online safety filters on the district's network
  • Hire a tech liaison

What reason did the Florida Department of Education give for rejecting an Advanced Placement African American Studies course?

  • Not enough student demand or interest
  • A lack of educational value
  • The curriculum is not thorough enough
  • Not enough teachers to instruct it

A newly proposed bill in Texas, developed in response to school shootings, would do what?

  • Finance additional School Resource Officers
  • Provide more mental health support at schools
  • Fine gun manufacturers
  • Compensate school shooting victims and their families

Hawaii officials announced the state will create 465 preschool classrooms within how many years?

  • 10 years
  • 5 years
  • 1 year
  • 15 years


This article originally appeared in www.k12dive.com

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