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Teacher-powered schools gain momentum

9/19/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

Close to 60 schools in the U.S. are operated and lead by teachers without the guidance of formal administrators. While some welcome the challenge, others say a collaborative leadership relationship be… Read More

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Global education news

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UK schools focus on teacher salaries, not class sizes

9/16/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

The average class size in primary schools in the United Kingdom is 25 students -- tied for fifth in a review of 33 countries by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Schools in t… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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Texas education board affirms state standards for history classes

9/18/2014

  • TexasTribune.org (Austin)

The Texas State Board of Education voted this week to require teachers to stick with the state's curriculum for all history classes instead of using a new curriculum introduced by the College Board fo… Read More

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Ohio district expands co-teaching to elementary grades

9/18/2014

  • Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

An Ohio school district is expanding its co-teaching model into elementary grades after success with pilot classes in middle and high school. The partnership places a "learning specialist" with a "con… Read More

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News in international education

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UK's English-language MOOC viewed in 178 countries

9/16/2014

  • BBC

The British Council's first experiment with massive open online courses has been popular with about 100,000 students signing on for an online English-language course. The course, used in 178 countries… Read More

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School board in Pa. district recommits to recruiting minority teachers

9/16/2014

  • Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board in Pennsylvania is stepping up its recruitment of minority teachers. Some efforts include recruiting local families to host student teachers and forming a "future te… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Report: College graduates trail their parents in wealth, thanks to student debt

9/19/2014

  • Bloomberg

Student debt is preventing many college-educated workers in their 30s and 40s from saving money, even though most are making more than their parents did at the same age, a report from Pew Charitable T… Read More