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Ariz. receives $1.6M in education grants

9/29/2014

  • Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

Grants to support school safety and climate programs have been awarded to Arizona schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Marana Unified School District was granted about $750,000 to support bett… Read More

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Students in England begin to tackle computer coding skills early

9/22/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

English teachers are developing their own lessons around computer programming for students as young as five as part of the new national curriculum. Current challenges include bringing teachers up to s… Read More

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Group seeks to add civics test to graduation requirements

9/22/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

Recent research shows that American adults may be lacking in their knowledge of basic civics. A national campaign called the Civics Education Initiative is seeking to get all states to add the U.S. na… Read More

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Federal program promotes teacher residencies in STEM instruction

9/28/2014

  • Fresno Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

The federal government has awarded $35 million in Teacher Quality Partnership grants to 24 colleges and school districts to improve math and science education. Among the recipients are Fresno Unified … Read More

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News in international education

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Australian school fuses mindfulness techniques with photography

9/23/2014

  • EducationHQ

Grade nine students at Brisbane Grammar School in Australia are learning about mindfulness -- a method to limit distraction and improve focus -- through the use of outdoor photography. In this opinion… Read More

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Do you have what it takes to be a great leader?

9/29/2014

  • Three Star Leadership blog

When you're offered a leadership role, think carefully about what you really want, writes Wally Bock. Leadership is only fun or fulfilling if you enjoy helping others to succeed, taking responsibility… Read More

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Higher education leadership news

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Enrollment declines for fourth straight year at Pa. state colleges

9/29/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities have seen overall enrollment drop 1.5% this year, the fourth straight year of declines, according to preliminary data from the Pennsylvania State System of H… Read More