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Why education should not be one-size-fits-all

4/24/2014

  • Education Week Teacher (tiered subscription model)

Students spend only a fraction of their time in school, which is not enough for schools to address obstacles students may face in their personal lives, Paul Reville, of the Harvard Graduate School of … Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Australian school uses feedback, collaboration to improve teaching, learning

4/22/2014

  • Australian Teacher Magazine online

A high school in Australia has adopted a culture of collaboration to help develop a "community of learning", educator Darcy Moore writes. The strategy includes a focus on providing timely, constructi… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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New Va. law changes assessments, but provides no funds

4/24/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A new law that changes Virginia's Standards of Learning assessment program, but provides no funds for the transition, was criticized this week by the Virginia Board of Education. The board has until J… Read More

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Education news for teachers

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Mont. district's teachers work together in PLCs

4/24/2014

  • Sidney Herald (Mont.)

Officials in a Montana elementary school this month began dismissing students an hour early on Wednesdays so teachers could work in professional learning communities. The goal is to identify what stud… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

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UK leader seeks to introduce Latin, Greek into state schools

4/21/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Ian Bauckham, president of the UK Association of School and College Leaders, which represents secondary heads, is urging state schools to teach Latin and Ancient Greek to help bridge the gap between s… Read More

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Why principals should be willing to "get messy" to effect change

4/22/2014

  • Scholastic Administrator magazine

Principals should be the "lead learners" at their schools and be willing to let things "get messy" to effect real change, author Michael Fullan asserts. In this Q-and-A, Fullan suggests principals sho… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Applications to be available 2 months early at University of California schools

4/24/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Prospective students looking to enter a college within the University of California system in fall 2015 will have extra time to apply as the system will make applications available two months early, c… Read More