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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.

Teacher-powered schools gain momentum


  • U.S. News & World Report

Close to 60 schools in the U.S. are operated and lead by teachers without the guidance of formal administrators. While some welcome the challenge, others say a collaborative leadership relationship be… Read More

How does gender affect students' performance in class, on tests?


  • Atlantic online, The

Research suggests girls earn higher grades than boys in school, while boys often perform better on tests. This article explores gender-based differences in learning styles and performance and highligh… Read More

Why college graduates must prove their skills, commitment to land a job


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

New college graduates must prove their knowledge, skills and commitment when searching for a job, writes Steve Rook, author of The Graduate Career Guidebook. "You need to carefully research the role, … Read More