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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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