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What school turnaround looks like in one Mass. district

4/18/2014

  • District Administration magazine online

A newly appointed superintendent in one of the lowest-performing school districts in Massachusetts has designed a comprehensive turnaround plan, which includes restructuring the high school into an up… Read More

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Global education news

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Academic cites concerns over new science curriculum in Ireland

4/15/2014

  • Independent.ie (Ireland)

If Ireland moves forward with changes to its science curriculum, a leading academic is predicting that student achievement will decline and students will fall behind their peers in other countries. Pr… Read More

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News for the education and policy communities

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Ind. works toward adoption of common core replacement

4/16/2014

  • ABC News

The Indiana Education Roundtable is expected to vote Monday on new education standards that would replace the Common Core State Standards. In the state, which was the first to abandon plans to impleme… Read More

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"Dream Team" of teachers in Conn. chosen for common core PD

4/18/2014

  • Bristol Press (Conn.), The

Connecticut has chosen a "Dream Team" of 97 teachers from 86 schools to participate in TeachFest Connecticut, a rigorous professional-development session designed to prepare teachers for the Common Co… Read More

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News in international education

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Schools in Canada launch BYOD tablet programmes

4/14/2014

  • CBC.ca (Canada)

Beginning in September, three secondary schools in British Columbia are expected to require students in some grades to use iPads or similar tablet computers in the classroom. Steve Rauh, principal of … Read More

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The best place for leaders to network

4/15/2014

  • Forbes

Leaders should learn to network internally to stay informed and to make it easier for employees to approach them, Rakia Reynolds writes. "If the person with the brilliant idea doesn’t feel comfortab… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

How one college is helping female faculty become entrepreneurs

4/18/2014

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Female faculty members are taking advantage of a special entrepreneurial educational program at Washington University Medical School to turn their research into business ideas. The program connects fa… Read More