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Educator shares tips to initiate, sustain collaboration

8/28/2014

  • Scholastic.com

Educators should consider adding "collaboration" to their back-to-school to-do lists, teacher Kriscia Cabral writes in this blog post. She shares several strategies to help teachers initiate and susta… Read More

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Global education news

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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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Okla. education board designates committee to study standards rewriting process

8/28/2014

  • Tulsa World (Okla.)

A steering committee has been formed by the Oklahoma State Board of Education to come up with a process to rewrite academic standards to replace Common Core State Standards. The state will revert to i… Read More

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Educator shares 4 recommendations for approaching assessments

8/28/2014

  • Education Next

Fourteen teachers recently met in New York City to create a policy paper outlining their recommendations for approaching testing and assessment, writes Trevor Baisden, a fifth-grade English-language a… Read More

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News in international education

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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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Collaboration, trust are central to leadership for Va. district's superintendent

8/26/2014

  • District Administration magazine

Collaboration has been key for Alvin Crawley, superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools in Virginia. Starting out as interim superintendent in October 2013, Crawley has surveyed educators to di… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Pa. college to boost number of STEM teachers with $1M grant

8/28/2014

  • CampusTechnology.com

Westminster College in Pennsylvania has received a $1 million grant from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation for its teacher training program. The money wil… Read More