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Mo. educators seek to meet students' needs during school closings

8/22/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Unrest in Ferguson, Mo., has delayed the start of the school year by one week so far. Educators and volunteers are working to deliver instruction and meals to students despite the delay. In one instan… Read More

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Report: Japan should provide more research opportunities for students

8/19/2014

  • Mainichi (Japan), The

Japanese students given more research opportunities during their "comprehensive study" periods perform better on achievement tests, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Education, Culture,… Read More

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Utah education board distributes $39.2M in LAND trust funds to schools

8/20/2014

  • KSTU-TV (Salt Lake City)

The Utah State Board of Education has distributed a record $39.2 million to school community councils around the state, thanks to interest dividends from a $1.9 billion School LAND Trust, the board an… Read More

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How teachers at one school get more done in less time

8/22/2014

  • Scholastic Administrator magazine

Third-grade teacher Genia Connell says her school adopted the mantra "Work Smarter, Not Harder" to help educators save time and make teaching and learning more efficient. In this blog post, she shares… Read More

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News in international education

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Schools in Australia consider later start to benefit students

8/19/2014

  • Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) (tiered subscription model)

Several schools in Australia are adjusting their schedules or giving students a choice in start times because of concerns that students are waking up too early for school and not getting enough sleep.… Read More

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Texas district concerned as pay raises are used to compete for teachers

8/19/2014

  • Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Leaders in one small school district in the Houston area say a trend of pay increases for teachers in neighboring districts is threatening their recruitment efforts. Many districts -- including the T… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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U. of Southern Maine urges faculty to call students to boost enrollment

8/22/2014

  • InsideHigherEd.com

Faculty at the University of Southern Maine are being urged to personally call students and urge them to re-enroll. The plan, devised by interim President David Flanagan, comes amid financial woes and… Read More