Educational Leadership

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NYC gets creative to fill vacancies for pre-K teachers

8/26/2014

  • Chalkbeat

New York City's expansion of prekindergarten programs has created the need for 1,000 new instructors. School officials have had to get creative to fill the positions, including recruiting existing tea… Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Businesses in Japan work to recruit foreign students

8/26/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Companies in Japan increasingly are looking to hire foreign students, often recruiting them through job fairs. However, this presents some challenges for foreign-born college graduates, who officials … Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Utah education board distributes $39.2M in LAND trust funds to schools

8/20/2014

  • KSTU-TV (Salt Lake City)

The Utah State Board of Education has distributed a record $39.2 million to school community councils around the state, thanks to interest dividends from a $1.9 billion School LAND Trust, the board an… Read More

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Education news for teachers

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief

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NBCT: Incorporate educational games in classroom lessons

8/25/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

National Board Certified Teacher Michele Huppert challenges educators in this blog post to incorporate educational games in the classroom as they prepare for the school year. She suggests games that a… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Funding aimed at improving sign-language programmes in New Zealand schools

8/26/2014

  • Stuff (New Zealand)

An infusion of £5.5 million over the next four years will help fund sign-language programmes in New Zealand schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced. Among other things, the funds will pay … Read More

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How school administrators can be better instructional leaders

8/24/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

Effective instructional leadership must include teacher input and helpful guidance from administrators, former elementary principal Peter DeWitt writes in this blog post. Administrators must know how … Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Should colleges market themselves like luxury cars?

8/26/2014

  • Forbes

Colleges and universities without a unique marketing brand may lose money and students, marketing consultant Roger Dooley warns, urging schools to take a lesson from luxury brands such as BMW and Lexu… Read More