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Maine lawmakers seek to slow expansion of virtual charter schools

4/15/2014

  • Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

The House of Representatives in Maine has passed legislation that would put a moratorium on virtual public-charter schools. The bill, which now heads to the Senate for a vote, would slow down the expa… Read More

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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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Ind. board of education considers student transitions to new standards

4/9/2014

  • Indianapolis Star (tiered subscription model), The

The Indiana State Board of Education is considering how best to help students transition to assessments based on new state education standards, which still are in the development stage. Original plans… Read More

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3 ways teachers can help prevent classroom cheating

4/15/2014

  • eSchool News (free registration)

Some students today are using the same technology they use to access their electronic textbooks to cheat on tests and other assignments in the classroom. Dorothy Mikuska, a former high-school English … Read More

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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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Wyo. state board sends new science standards back for review

4/12/2014

  • Star-Tribune (Casper, Wyo.) (tiered subscription model)

Plans to implement the Next Generation Science Standards in Wyoming are in limbo as the state Education Board on Friday voted to send them back to the state Education Department for review. Legislator… Read More

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Is it time to streamline faculty recruitment at colleges?

4/15/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

The time-consuming process involved in faculty recruitment at colleges and universities needs to be streamlined, University College London arts and humanities dean Jonathan Wolff argues in this commen… Read More