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Teacher-prep program includes lessons on global competence

12/16/2014

  • Modesto Bee (Calif.), The

A global-studies course at a California university is bringing together future teachers and recent immigrant students. The program uses a small-group model and technology to help bridge language gaps.… Read More

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Global education news

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Exhibit in South Korea showcases education "obsession"

12/16/2014

  • Korea Times (Seoul), The

The National Museum of Korean Contemporary History in Seoul, South Korea, has a new exhibit on the country's long history with exams and what is described in this article as an education "obsession." … Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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Spending bill would end funding for Race to the Top, Common Core

12/11/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A federal spending bill under consideration by lawmakers would eliminate all funding for the Race to the Top program. The bill also includes no funding for the Common Core State Standards. Read More

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Education news for teachers

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Educator, game designer share 8 ideas to promote teacher collaboration

12/15/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Educators need space and time to collaborate, design, reflect and grow in their learning practices, educator Rebecca Rufo-Tepper and game designer Shula Ehrlich write in this blog post. Based on exper… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

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Australian state to require reporting beyond My School website

12/16/2014

  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Beginning next year, all schools in New South Wales, Australia, will be required to report to parents how they will improve literacy and maths and support teachers' professional development, among oth… Read More

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Educators seek to include arts in Iowa's state standards

12/14/2014

  • Des Moines Register (Iowa) (tiered subscription model), The

The Iowa Alliance for Arts Education will again ask lawmakers next year to include arts, drama and music in state standards. Schools are required to teach arts, but the Iowa Core does not include stan… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Va. college students lobby governor to ease higher education cuts

12/16/2014

  • Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

A student advocacy group is asking Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and state lawmakers to spare higher education from further budget cuts next year. Public colleges and universities must already cut 3% … Read More

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