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Tips to protect student information

8/20/2014

  • eSchool News (free registration)

The use of education technology increasingly comes with concerns about student privacy, asserts Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for School Networking. In this commentary, he shares 10 steps distr… Read More

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Global education news

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Report: Japan should provide more research opportunities for students

8/19/2014

  • Mainichi (Japan), The

Japanese students given more research opportunities during their "comprehensive study" periods perform better on achievement tests, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Education, Culture,… Read More

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S.C. board debates adding student conduct grades

8/14/2014

  • Fort Mill Times (S.C.)

Conduct grades could be part of a student's report card under a proposal being considered by the South Carolina State Board of Education. Supporters say the move would improve student effort, neatness… Read More

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Ala. teacher shares how she uses BYOD for 4th-grade class

8/20/2014

  • KQED.org

One fourth-grade teacher in Alabama says student-owned tablets have helped to increase engagement among her students, as well as allow students reading at varying grade levels to move at their own pac… Read More

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News in international education

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Schools in Australia consider later start to benefit students

8/19/2014

  • Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) (tiered subscription model)

Several schools in Australia are adjusting their schedules or giving students a choice in start times because of concerns that students are waking up too early for school and not getting enough sleep.… Read More

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Texas district concerned as pay raises are used to compete for teachers

8/19/2014

  • Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Leaders in one small school district in the Houston area say a trend of pay increases for teachers in neighboring districts is threatening their recruitment efforts. Many districts -- including the T… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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College credit lost by nearly 40% of transfer students, study finds

8/20/2014

  • Hechinger Report, The

Nearly 40% of students transferring from one college to another received no transfer credit, while -- on average -- students lost 13 credits during a transfer, according to a study by the U.S. Departm… Read More