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SmartBrief covers a broad range of topics within education. Newsletter topics include general best practices, foreign-language instruction, higher-education trends, educational technology, school nutrition as well as specific subject areas such as math, science, technology, engineering, literacy and more.

Poll takes educators' temperature on common core



A majority of educators -- 76% -- recently surveyed by Gallup said they support having states use the same standards for reading, writing and math. However, support for using computer-based student as… Read More

Drake U. to spend $65M on STEM buildings and programs


  • KCCI-TV (Des Moines, Iowa)

Drake University in Iowa is set to spend $65 million to renovate several buildings on campus to create a hub for its science, technology, engineering and math programs. In addition to the construction… Read More

How to be a good reference for a colleague


  • U.S. News & World Report

To provide a good reference for a colleague, be prepared to answer questions about both their strengths and weaknesses, career experts advise in this article. Also, be sure to relate what would make t… Read More