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Family meals may help reduce effects of cyberbullying in teens

9/1/2014

  • Reuters

Teens who were bullied online were more vulnerable to mental health issues, but regularly having family dinners appeared to reduce the mental effect of cyberbullying, according to a study published in… Read More

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Education overhaul in Victoria, Australia, gives more power to school councils

9/1/2014

  • Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

A recent overhaul of the education system in Victoria, Australia, will alter the governance system and give parents and others on school councils the ability to assess principals' performance. School … 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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How to explore Johnny Appleseed with students of various grades

9/1/2014

  • Scholastic.com

Kindergarten teacher Brian Smith in this blog post shares tips and resources to help teachers integrate Johnny Appleseed into lessons for students across grades. He writes that the lessons offer a uni… 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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Online classes at Texas colleges more expensive than those on campus

9/2/2014

  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Following a national trend, online classes at 18 public colleges and universities in Texas are more expensive than on-campus classes, according to a new analysis. The classes are more expensive, the a… Read More