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Iowa Academic Chief Plays Dual Role

Education Week - March 28, 2016 - 12:01am
When the district’s chief technology and chief academic officers are one person, bureaucratic delays aren’t an issue.
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Academic, Tech Staff Team for Rochester's 1-to-1 Rollout

Education Week - March 28, 2016 - 12:01am
Years of planning have gone into the upstate New York district’s evolving efforts to put computers into the hands of nearly every student.
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$680 Million Project Spurs Collaboration in Ore. District

Education Week - March 28, 2016 - 12:01am
When voters approved a huge technology project in Beaverton schools, it was clear that a shift was needed in the district's tech and instruction departments.
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Should schools ask students about their sexual orientation to protect LGBT rights?

Education News from Washington Post - March 27, 2016 - 8:04pm
Advocates believe collecting more federal civil rights data will help students.









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Denied because of her skin color, a civil rights advocate returns to campus to be honored

Education News from Washington Post - March 27, 2016 - 6:01pm
Gladys White Jordan was denied admission to the University of Mary Washington in the 1950s because of her race. Now the school has granted her a prestigious award for her efforts.









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Is the Common Core past its peak and heading toward oblivion?

Education News from Washington Post - March 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
A new report shows little change in student achievement. Supporters say the approach needs more time.









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A Supreme Court Pioneer, Now Making Her Mark on Video Games

Education News from NY Times - March 27, 2016 - 6:07am
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor said she had never played video games until a few years ago. But now she is using them to teach students valuable civics lessons.









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Opinion: Don’t Grade Schools on Grit

Education News from NY Times - March 26, 2016 - 2:30pm
The scientist behind character assessment says this is not what she meant.









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Digging Further Into a Water Problem

Education News from NY Times - March 26, 2016 - 8:17am
Three reporters offer perspective on water safety in public schools. Bottled water and agitating for local action are among their suggestions.









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Schools Nationwide Still Grapple With Lead in Water

Education News from NY Times - March 26, 2016 - 8:17am
The Flint, Mich., crisis has cast attention on the issue, but in schools from Jersey City, N.J., to Los Angeles, problems have dragged on for years.









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Student's artwork showing police wearing KKK hood sparks debate

Education News from Washington Post - March 25, 2016 - 6:33pm
After complaints, the artwork was removed from a public building.









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D.C.’s Fillmore Arts Center will be saved for another year

Education News from Washington Post - March 25, 2016 - 6:02pm
The future of the program, which serves 1,700 D.C. elementary students, is unclear.









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'Why is the material in a standardized test treated as more confidential than .... former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails?'

Education News from Washington Post - March 25, 2016 - 1:09pm
Texas teacher: 'What I do know for sure is that these tests have become far too important. They are treated as top-secret, national security-level documents.'









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Pa. 6th-graders create museum featuring ancient Egyptian history

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Sixth-grade students at a Pennsylvania middle school recently showcased their knowledge of ancient Egypt during a museum even -More
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Museum teaches students, teachers through immersion program

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
A California school's fourth-graders and their teacher learned how to integrate arts into their learning through a weeklong i -More
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Report: US spending $46B less than needed to maintain schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
The US underinvests in maintaining and building schools by $46 billion a year, according to a report by the Center for Green  -More
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N.D. schools prepare to test civics proficiency

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Some students in North Dakota will take a 100-question civics test this year as part of a new graduation requirement.  -More
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