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Region of brain larger in extremely altruistic people, study suggests



The brains of altruists are different from an average person's brain, researchers have found. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looked at the brains of 19 health… Read More

Media specialist reimagines the school library



Students at a New Jersey high school not only have access to a physical library that encourages collaboration, but they also have access to a virtual library. In this blog post, educator and media spe… Read More

Texas education agency aims to meet demand for support


  • Waco Tribune-Herald (Texas)

A Texas education service center has received a surge in requests for teacher coaches as schools prepare for new state education standards and assessments. Thirty schools so far have requested coaches… Read More