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More districts creating high school internship programs

December 11, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The Richmond County system joins the growing number of school districts looking to give students real-world work experience while also planning for future workforce needs. Before they start their internships, students will also get some training in “soft-skills” from local […]


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Do you know about the “Trump Effect” on public education?

December 8, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The 2017 Education Next annual survey of American public opinion on education shows public support for charter schools has dropped, even as opposition to school vouchers and tax credits for private-school scholarships has declined. In a dramatic change of opinion […]


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New AI tool helps teachers tackle math

December 4, 2017

Via: eSchool News

As the new school year begins, elementary school teachers are now able to access a new, free online artificial intelligence (AI) tool designed to strengthen their math instruction and help students learn at higher levels. The IBM Foundation announced the […]


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3 tips for maximizing your PLC participation during the new school year

September 6, 2017

Via: eSchool News

For educators across the country, it’s time to get back at it. Summer is over, and if we are not yet back in school teaching, we are sorting through class rosters, getting our first week planned, and tying up the […]


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5 ways technology can support educators in an environment of expanding school choice

September 5, 2017

Via: eSchool News

President Trump’s recent education budget proposal has received a great deal of attention for cutting education by $9.2 billion or 13.6 percent. The administration is proposing an additional $400 million for vouchers and $1 billion more in Title 1 funds […]


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How universities can use big data to land grads careers

September 1, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Over the past few weeks, graduation ceremonies have been taking place all over the world. This is an exciting time for everyone in higher education, as institutions and communities recognize their students’ academic achievements. While every guest speaker will laud […]


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Can schools enhance science ed by looking to nonprofits?

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

A recent survey from Lockheed Martin, meant to see if students were prepared for a workforce that could potentially send humans to Mars, asked middle and high school teachers about their students’ interest in STEM education, finding that only 38% of educators believed […]


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Sweeping education bill expands Florida charters

August 28, 2017

Via: AFT News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on June 15 signed a sweeping education bill that offers more money to charter schools, expands a teacher bonus program and eases some testing requirements. Critics already are promising changes to the 278-page bill, a collection […]


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Court Orders Education Department to End Delay in Ruling on Loan Discharge

July 7, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A federal district court judge last week ordered the Department of Education to rule within 90 days on an application for loan relief by a former Corinthian Colleges student. The application has been pending for more than two years. The […]


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3 ways to ease grading with blended technology

July 5, 2017

Via: eSchool News

As the academic school year ends, many teachers come to the unforeseen conclusion that some students lack the motivation to turn in assignments on-time. It is not an easy task. Grading papers is still a daunting teaching duty. But it […]