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Google Amends Terms for Scanning User Data

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:33pm
With a federal lawsuit pending, and more scrutiny about its practices, Google updated its terms of service and privacy policies about how it uses private data.
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Schools Explore Benefits of Peer Counseling

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:32pm
Recognizing the important role social and emotional factors can play in academic success, some schools are enlisting energetic students to mentor their peers.
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Teacher Education: No Longer 'Business as Usual'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:30pm
Twenty years after an article appeared in Teacher Magazine about the state of teacher education at one university, Ellis Hurd and Gary Weilbacher weigh in on where the program and teacher education stand today.
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School Stabbings Signal Need for Broad Safety Plans

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:18pm
After a recent knife attack at a Pennsylvania high school, experts say educators should be prepared to respond to a range of potentially dangerous situations.
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For Challenged Readers, Custom-Tailored Texts

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:43pm
Specialized texts serve older students reading many levels below their peers, but some ask how they jibe with requirements of the common core.
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N.C. Districts, Teachers Sour on State's Anti-Tenure Law

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:59pm
In return for abolishing tenure, lawmakers are making districts offer raises to a quarter of their teachers, a quota administrators' and teachers' associations are protesting.
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Arne Duncan Vows Push on Range of Education Priorities

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:33pm
Standards implementation, pre-K, and teacher preparation are high on the to-do list items for the U.S. Secretary of Education as the administration heads deeper into its final term.
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Technical glitch causes FCAT testing problems

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:31pm
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NAEP Crafts Plans to Deploy Tablets for Testing

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:29pm
The architects of one of the best-known gauges of student achievement—the National Assessment of Educational Progress—are preparing for a dramatic expansion of technology-based assessment.
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US court upholds state decision on race ban

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:18pm
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Indiana panel approves new school standards

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:15am
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Obama Administration to Face Hurdles on Vulnerable Programs

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:52am
Some of the president's high-profile K-12 programs may have an uncertain future without strong patrons in Congress or a formal anchor in federal law.
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Gates-funded student data group to shut down

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:57pm
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Wyo. Superintendent to Return to Work Following Order

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:40am
Superintendent Cindy Hill says she intends to be back on the job Monday morning running the Wyoming Department of Education following a judge's ruling that puts to rest her bitter legal battle to regain the office.
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Senate Finance unveils education bill rewrite

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:30am
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