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Why Colleges Should Care About the Common Core

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:48am
Higher ed. should be prepared for the common-core learning experiences of college-bound students, write Harold G. Levine and Michael W. Kirst.
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N.Y. Budget Accord Seeks to Tighten Rules on Teacher Quality

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:47am
A last-minute budget deal in New York will have major implications for how the state’s teachers are trained, evaluated, and granted tenure.
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Colo. System Lets Individual Schools Shape Ed-Tech Buying

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:40am
A Colorado district has given its schools significant leeway in making decisions about buying blended learning software, despite the challenges in ceding purchasing authority.
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D.C. Favors Centralized, But Flexible Ed-Tech Buying

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:40am
The District of Columbia school system arranged to purchase a blended learning software program, ST Math, through its central office, but left decisions whether to adopt it to individual schools.
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Businesses Build Online Wi-Fi Network in Ga. School District

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:39am
A network of about 50 businesses and facilities in Forsyth County, Ga., are advertising themselves as offering free Wi-Fi to students who are seeking to continue their blended-learning lessons outside school.
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Wi-Fi Hubs on Buses Connect Students in Transit

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:38am
An Arizona school system is one of a number of districts around the country to install Wi-Fi devices on its school buses, with the goal of allowing students to schoolwork during their rides to and from school.
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District Loans Out Wireless Hubs to Bring Students Online

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:38am
The Green Bay, Wisc., district allows students, many of them from poor backgrounds, to check out mobile, wireless hotspots so that they have the Web connectivity to do online assignments.
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