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Fla. district to launch program for at-risk boys

7/31/2014

  • Tampa Tribune (Fla.), The

A Florida school district has announced plans to launch a dropout prevention program for male students who have had prior arrests and other issues. Officials say the pilot program would be operated in… Read More

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Global education news

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Shanghai students rank highest on international financial-literacy test

7/29/2014

  • Shanghai Daily (China)

Students in Shanghai ranked highest in an assessment of their financial-literacy skills, according to recent testing affiliated with the Programme for International Student Assessment. However, offici… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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Md. education board moves forward on discipline guidelines

7/23/2014

  • WBAL-TV (Baltimore)

The Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday accepted new discipline guidelines to help districts determine when to suspend or expel students. The guidelines were prompted by concerns that too man… Read More

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How transformational teachers plan effective lessons

7/30/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Effective curriculum planning practices of transformational teachers includes balanced strategies for teaching and learning and "productive struggle," editorial assistant and blogger Todd Finley write… Read More

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News in international education

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Japanese teacher finds success in US-style maths lessons

7/29/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A Japanese educator became a well-respected and successful maths teacher after adopting US-style approaches that focus less on rote memorisation and more on dynamic, student-led learning. However, as … Read More

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A formula for success in any profession

7/29/2014

  • Careerealism.com

You are almost guaranteed to be successful if you invest in your education, find a mentor and study the career paths of leaders in your field, Ryan Niessen writes. "[I]f you have big dreams, but you  Read More

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Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

NCAA proposes $70M fund for head injuries to settle lawsuit

7/30/2014

  • Yahoo

The NCAA is proposing to set up a $70 million fund to take care of current and former college athletes who may have suffered head injuries while playing sports. Critics say the proposed settlement of … Read More