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Educator: Why value-added evaluations are not constructive

8/29/2014

  • Education Week Teacher (tiered subscription model)

The current structure of value-added evaluations for teachers are not constructive, high-school math teacher William Eger writes in this commentary. He believes in metrics, but notes that the "money-b… 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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News for the education and policy communities

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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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Education news for teachers

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NBCT: 6 game-changing developments in education

8/29/2014

  • EdSource

There are six things happening in California's public schools this year that have the potential to "make all the difference" in education, National Board Certified Teacher Linda Yaron writes. The sing… Read More

ECIS SmartBrief

News in international education

ECIS SmartBrief

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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

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Higher education leadership news

SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader

Conn. universities see some enrollment boost from new programs

8/29/2014

  • Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

New programs to increase enrollment at public colleges and universities in Connecticut are getting credit for attracting more students, although fewer than education officials had projected. Programs … Read More