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Ind. works toward adoption of common core replacement

4/16/2014

  • ABC News

The Indiana Education Roundtable is expected to vote Monday on new education standards that would replace the Common Core State Standards. In the state, which was the first to abandon plans to impleme… Read More

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Academic cites concerns over new science curriculum in Ireland

4/15/2014

  • Independent.ie (Ireland)

If Ireland moves forward with changes to its science curriculum, a leading academic is predicting that student achievement will decline and students will fall behind their peers in other countries. Pr… Read More

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Fla. officials debate funding for public, charter schools

4/16/2014

  • Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Some Florida lawmakers say that, over the years, public schools have been shortchanged, while independently operated charter schools have received a greater share of state funding. At issue, some say,… Read More

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Okla. district asks teachers for input on PD

4/16/2014

  • Norman Transcript (Okla.), The

Teachers in an Oklahoma school district support more professional development that is timely and effective to help them improve teaching and learning, according to a recent survey. Teachers in Norman,… Read More

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News in international education

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Schools in Canada launch BYOD tablet programmes

4/14/2014

  • CBC.ca (Canada)

Beginning in September, three secondary schools in British Columbia are expected to require students in some grades to use iPads or similar tablet computers in the classroom. Steve Rauh, principal of … Read More

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The best place for leaders to network

4/15/2014

  • Forbes

Leaders should learn to network internally to stay informed and to make it easier for employees to approach them, Rakia Reynolds writes. "If the person with the brilliant idea doesn’t feel comfortab… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Security challenges have increased on college campuses, experts say

4/17/2014

  • AL.com (Alabama)

Security on college campuses has improved in the wake of shootings such as the one at Virginia Tech seven years ago, but it also has made schools susceptible to pranksters, some security experts say. … Read More