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Microsoft to launch new version of Minecraft for schools

Minecraft: Education Edition will be available to schools this summer.  -More

Tenn. weighs guidelines for studying religions in public schools

Wis. district changes curriculum to boost global learning

A Wisconsin school district has revised its social studies curriculum to ensure ninth-grade students are learning more about  -More

Calif. 4th-grade students visit with penguins via Skype

Fourth-grade students in California recently participated in a 30-minute Skype session to learn about penguins in Antarctica  -More

Agriculture curriculum grows modern in urban, suburban districts

Agriculture programs are on the rise in urban and suburban areas, where students can explore topics ranging from small-scale  -More

Geography students in Texas examine terrorism for class project

A world geography teacher in Dallas is using recent events to engage students in thoughtful discussions about terrorism.  -More

How global partnerships can enhance travel-abroad trips

How to use "Star Wars" in the classroom

Teachers can use the "Star Wars" films to teach multiple subjects, Tim Chartier and Michael Gonchar write in this blog post.  -More

ESSA may put more financial pressure on states

States have more authority under the Every Student Succeeds Act, but some experts predict challenges because of staffing and  -More

We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher and writer -More

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