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Tips to get the most out of professional-learning communities


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Education blogger and high-school teacher Paul Barnwell in this blog post poses five questions he says teachers and administrators should ask about the professional-learning communities model. "When t… Read More

Central Mich. U. to break ground on $95M biosciences building


  • Detroit News, The

Central Michigan University expects to break ground this week on its $95 million biosciences building. Administrators hope the new four-story, 169,000-square-foot center will boost its profile for stu… Read More

NIMH funds research on services for individuals with autism


  • Disability Scoop

The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded $7.9 million in funding to 12 research projects examining services for individuals with autism. Projects will tackle topics such as early identifica… Read More

How to balance career, schoolwork while in college


  • Mashable

Effective time management and passion are two things college students need to successfully hold down a job while enrolled in school, HireVue CEO Mark Newman writes. He advises students to start buildi… Read More