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Tips to hire, retain top-notch teachers

1/23/2015

  • District Administration magazine online

Educators and experts offer suggestions to help school districts recruit, support and grow a quality teaching staff. They offer a guide to hiring and say that once a team is in place, professional dev… Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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How mindfulness can fit into professional development

1/20/2015

  • EducationHQ

Mindfulness techniques can benefit educators, primary-school teacher Emma Waters writes in this commentary. She suggests several ways educators can use mindfulness and shares how the practice has help… Read More

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Ill. law allows schools to require access to students' social media

1/21/2015

  • Christian Science Monitor, The

A new law in Illinois allows schools to require students to provide their social media login credentials to help reduce aggressive online behavior. Critics of the law and similar proposals and policie… Read More

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Education news for teachers

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief

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Teacher weighs pros, cons of hugs, touch in the classroom

1/23/2015

  • Atlantic online, The

Touch always has been an important part of teaching practices of English teacher Jessica Lahey, whether conveying her support for students in a difficult time or offering a gentle reminder to focus on… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Top UK private school offers free multimedia textbooks

1/20/2015

  • BBC

A top private school in England is believed to be the first in the UK to publish free online textbooks that cover a whole exam syllabus. The Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge, which has been a lea… Read More

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Strategies schools are using to make the most of technology budgets

1/21/2015

  • Center for Digital Education

Some New York City schools are stretching their technology budgets through strategies such as applying for outside funding or developing public-private partnerships. Other methods include trimming bud… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Fla. governor proposes sales tax repeal on college textbooks

1/23/2015

  • SpaceCoastDaily.com (Brevard County, Fla.)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is proposing to repeal the state sales tax on textbooks and extend a state summer scholarship program in an effort to make college more affordable and accessible. The measures … Read More