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Advice From the Science Classroom

October 25, 2016 - 5:50pm
Better support and professional development for science teachers could eventually attract more students to science, writes educator Justin Louie.
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A Bigger, Better STEM Field Begins With Teachers

October 25, 2016 - 5:43pm
As we develop a clearer blueprint for good science education, more teacher professional development is needed, writes educator Jen Gutierrez.
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The Key to Good Science Teaching

October 25, 2016 - 5:36pm
Good continuous learning for science teachers looks a lot like what we want for students, writes researcher Kirsten Daehler.
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What It Takes to Teach Science in a Rural School

October 25, 2016 - 5:35pm
For rural science teachers, a command of subject matter and pedagogy isn’t enough, write Jessica Weller and Lynn A. Bryan of Purdue University.
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Is STEM Education in Permanent Crisis?

October 25, 2016 - 5:27pm
Perpetual and wide-spread STEM teacher shortages in the Unites States are holding students back, writes UTeach’s Michael Marder.
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K-12 Issues Resonate in Upstate N.Y. Congressional Race

October 25, 2016 - 5:24pm
Democratic candidate Zephyr Teachout has been a harsh critic of high-stakes testing and the common core, while Republican John Faso is a strong supporter of charter schools.
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Final U.S. Teacher-Prep Regs Create Data Demands

October 25, 2016 - 5:23pm
Questions loom on how the new requirements will be implemented by the states and how effective they will ultimately be in improving education schools.
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Georgia Voters to Decide State's Role in Struggling Schools

October 25, 2016 - 5:13pm
A ballot measure would alter the state constitution to allow a special district to intervene in low-performing schools.
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In Bid to Lift Mass. Charter Cap, Pitched Battle Rages

October 25, 2016 - 5:11pm
A ballot measure that would ease restrictions on charter school expansion has drawn deep-pocketed supporters and opponents.
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U.S. Graduation Rates Gain for Fourth Straight Year

October 25, 2016 - 5:09pm
Even as high school graduation rates inched up to 83.2 percent, experts say it’s difficult to determine that federal education policy is responsible uptick in in the 2014-15 school year.
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Place-Based Lessons Help Rural Schools Engage Gifted Students

October 25, 2016 - 5:05pm
Researchers and educators are collaborating in 13 rural Virginia districts to develop lessons that speak to academically promising students through their surroundings.
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Calif. Community Builds Homegrown Internet Network for Schools

October 25, 2016 - 5:01pm
The network was built with the help of an FCC program called the Educational Broadband Service, which needs to be opened up to more schools, critics say.
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Education Groups Call for FCC Action on Huge Tech Resource

October 25, 2016 - 4:59pm
Possibly billions of dollars worth of a public educational telecommunications resource has languished unused and unlicensed within the federal government, estimates show.
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H.S. Classes Offer Bypass to Remedial Courses

October 25, 2016 - 4:54pm
Twelfth graders who take and pass the transition classes can enroll directly in credit-bearing courses in college.
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Disadvantaged Students Outnumbered at Top Public Boarding Schools

October 25, 2016 - 4:35pm
Academic and emotional supports are needed to help gifted students from low-income families thrive at public residential schools.
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