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News serving the K-12 education profession

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Launching a successful blended-learning platform

7/23/2014

  • District Administration magazine online

For a growing number of teachers, the "factory" education model is out and blended learning is in. Now, Mark Belles, senior vice president of K12 at Blackboard, is offering educators a step-by-step gu… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

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Report: Teachers in England cater teaching to Ofsted preferences

7/22/2014

  • BBC

Despite a directive that teachers in England should be free to determine their own teaching styles, a think tank has released a report that finds that Ofsted inspections are prompting teachers to impl… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

NASBE State Ed SmartBrief

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Mo. education board to hold hearings on new state standards

7/16/2014

  • KWMU-FM (St. Louis)

The Missouri State Board of Education will hold three hearings on new education standards after Gov. Jay Nixon signed a law to revise Common Core State Standards. The new Missouri standards are expect… Read More

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Education news for teachers

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S.C. considers meaning of great teaching under staffing plan

7/23/2014

  • Aiken Standard (S.C.)

All states by spring will be required to have a plan to ensure all students have access to top teachers under a directive issued earlier this month by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. As official… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

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Australian teachers union calls for advanced degrees for new teachers

7/22/2014

  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

The head of the Australian Education Union says five-year courses, such as master's degrees, should be required for teachers to properly prepare them for the classroom. The union also supports a limit… Read More

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News for leaders in education

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N.C. school district faces teacher shortage

7/22/2014

  • WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)

As other states have stepped up recruitment of its teachers, one North Carolina district is finding itself about 100 teachers short for the upcoming school year. Also hampering recruitment in the stat… Read More

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

NSA program at 13 colleges aimed at recruiting cybersecurity professionals

7/23/2014

  • USA Today

The National Security Administration has started a program at 13 colleges and universities aimed at recruiting students into the cybersecurity field. The program does not come with any funding, but of… Read More