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Study reveals gender gaps in reading, math achievement

3/5/2015

  • Reuters

Student attitude, behavior and confidence may contribute to gender gaps among 15-year-olds in math and reading, according to a recent analysis by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developm… Read More

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Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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College Board continues hold on SAT exam scores in Asia

3/3/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The College Board is withholding SAT scores for students in Asia for a fourth month over concerns of cheating. Officials with the testing company have not said how many students or which countries are… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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W. Va. education board urges lawmakers to keep Common Core

3/4/2015

  • Charleston Daily Mail (W.Va.)

The West Virginia Board of Education says students and teachers would face "significant consequences" if state lawmakers repealed use of the Common Core State Standards. Board members said the state c… Read More

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What teachers can do to boost growth mindsets in students

3/5/2015

  • Scholastic.com

Weekly readings of picture books with themes of perseverance and a growth mindset helps Kriscia Cabral teach the concepts to her second- and third-grade students. In this blog post, she shares several… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: European Council of International Schools

Girls continue to seek education despite threats

3/2/2015

  • Christian Science Monitor, The

Efforts to keep girls in school continue to be hampered by threats of violence and an increase of extremism, say United Nations human rights officials. Girls who do attend school despite obstacles "ar… Read More

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Don't pretend you've got all the answers

3/4/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The best leaders know themselves and tailor their teams to complement their strengths and weaknesses, writes Sara Davidson, Hello Fearless CEO. This especially matters when startups grow and founders … Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Report: States continue cutting support for colleges and universities

3/5/2015

  • Bloomberg

Students are paying more for college as funding in 48 states remains below what schools received before the recession that ended six years ago, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Poli… Read More