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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 […]


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Soft skills benefit from arts education

June 2, 2017

Via: Education Dive

With the increase in focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in recent years, arts education advocates have lamented ongoing declines in funding and argued for the importance of these subjects in a well-rounded education. Some have argued […]


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Armed Forces see STEM education as ensuring a bright future

May 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Employers in fields that utilize science, technology, engineering and mathematics have consistently sounded a warning bell about the future of STEM in the United States, cautioning that there is a coming gap in qualified applicants for employers. The rates of […]


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States take different approaches to closing teacher shortages in early ESSA plans

May 25, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Many of the methods to combat teacher shortages incorporated in the submitted plans deal with the low rates of teacher recruitment, but fewer directly address teacher retention rates, besides suggestions to boost pay. An NPR report found that approximately 8% […]