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57 Idaho schools to try out new reading test

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:44
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We Need More STEM Teachers; Higher Ed. Can Help

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:55
Four recommendations could encourage college STEM majors to pursue classroom teaching and help fill the void, say three researchers.
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Business Invests in Professional Learning. Why Doesn't Education?

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:49
A federal budget that guts Title II funding for teacher professional development is a bad idea, argues former school superintendent Deborah S. Delisle.
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How Much Math Anxiety Is Too Much?

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:48
Researchers are developing scales to help teachers understand when young children’s math anxieties are getting in the way of learning.
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Do Digital Games Improve Children’s Math Skills?

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:40
Educators and researchers are finding that digital games can boost math performance for children as early as preschool.
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Children Must Be Taught to Collaborate, Studies Say

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:38
Learning to work in groups in the classroom doesn’t come naturally, research shows. Teachers have to lay the ground work.
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Career Tech-Ed. Bill Models ESSA's Flexibility

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:26
Proposed legislation to overhaul the nation's law governing career-and-technical education seeks to give states more discretion over spending, which programs to focus on, and other issues.
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70,000 Students With Disabilities Secluded, Restrained in School

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:47
An Education Week Research Center analysis finds that 1 out of 100 special education students was physically restrained or placed in seclusion from classmates in 2013-14.
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Can a Career Tech Ed. School Be Too Popular?

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:47
Schools like the Marine Academy of Science and Technology worry that their enrollments are becoming less diverse as their academics become more rigorous.
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School Boards Pay Superintendents Big Bucks to Quit Early

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:47
Eye-popping parachute packages are still relatively uncommon in the world of K-12, but some recent cases show that school boards will pay hefty sums to get rid of superintendents.
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