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SmartBrief covers a broad range of topics within education. Newsletter topics include general best practices, foreign-language instruction, higher-education trends, educational technology, school nutrition as well as specific subject areas such as math, science, technology, engineering, literacy and more.

How to cultivate future STEM innovations


  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Chicago-area innovators share ideas on ways to link science, technology, engineering and math studies to careers and future innovation. Highlights include more emphasis on maker skills, global awarene… Read More

U. of Southern Maine urges faculty to call students to boost enrollment



Faculty at the University of Southern Maine are being urged to personally call students and urge them to re-enroll. The plan, devised by interim President David Flanagan, comes amid financial woes and… Read More

Texas district launches credit intervention for struggling students


  • Victoria Advocate (Texas)

A school district in Texas is launching a credit-recovery program for high-schoolers at risk of not graduating. The program will include a team of educators, including special-education teachers, coun… Read More