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Groups release revised standards for school leaders

9/16/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

The Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration have published revisions to the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards. The st… Read More

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Global education news

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How Australian schools prepare students for lifelong learning

9/8/2014

  • Australian Teacher Magazine online

Students are taught basic facts in school that prepare them for lifelong learning, as well as how to learn and think critically, according to Australian author and academic Rod Pitcher. In this commen… Read More

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W.Va. board studies online school with eye toward expansion

9/11/2014

  • Charleston Daily Mail (W.Va.)

An online school offered this fall to students in one West Virginia district will be studied by the state's board of education in the hope it can be replicated statewide. The district's "Cyber Academy… Read More

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Survey: Support grows for teachers to train like doctors

9/16/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

A majority of Americans support requiring teachers to pass a board-certification exam -- similar to those required for doctors and lawyers -- according to a recent survey by PDK International and Gall… Read More

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News in international education

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Intricacies of early learning the focus for academy in Canada

9/8/2014

  • Toronto Star, The

An all-kindergarten academy in Canada was built with the learning styles of its 680 students in mind, with lots of natural light, windows, heated floors and white walls that are used to display studen… Read More

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Why schools must develop emotional intelligence in teachers, leaders

9/14/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)

School districts should invest not only in a teacher's skills and knowledge, but in emotional intelligence as well, K-12 leadership experts Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers write in this blog post. "How m… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Central Mich. U. to break ground on $95M biosciences building

9/15/2014

  • Detroit News, The

Central Michigan University expects to break ground this week on its $95 million biosciences building. Administrators hope the new four-story, 169,000-square-foot center will boost its profile for stu… Read More